POSTED: Monday, October 15, 2012 - 5:52pm
UPDATED: Monday, October 15, 2012 - 5:53pm
WASHINGTON D.C. — The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Sgt. Robert J. Billings, 30, of Clarksville, Va., died Oct. 13, in Spin Boldak, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.