Fort Bliss soldier from Florida has died
FLORIDA- A Fort Bliss soldier from Florida has died in a military hospital in Germany from gunshot wounds suffered in an attack in Afghanistan.
A Defense Department statement issued Wednesday says Pvt. Jalfred D. Vaquerano of Apopka, Fla., died Tuesday in Landstuhl, Germany. The Pentagon says he was wounded by enemy small-arms fire
while deployed in Logar province of eastern Afghanistan.
The 20-year-old soldier was assigned to 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division from Fort Bliss, Texas.