The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were
supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died June 21 in Bagram,
Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their unit was attacked by indirect
For more information on Jones, the media may contact the Fort Polk public
affairs office at (337) 531-4630 or (337) 531-1418; after hours (337)
208-3629 or (337) 353-9784.
Sgt. Ricky D. Jones, 26, of Plantersville, Ala. He was assigned to the 1st
Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Fort Polk, La.
Spc. Rodrigo A. Munguia Rivas, 27, of Germantown, Md. He was assigned to
the 710th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain
Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.
For more information on Munguia Rivas, the media may contact the Fort Drum
public affairs office at (315) 772-8286.