The Department of Defense announced Wednesday the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.


Chief Warrant Officer Michael S. Duskin, 42, of Orange Park, Fla., died Oct. 23, in Chak District, Wardak Province, Afghanistan, from small arms fire while on dismounted patrol during combat operations.  

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group at Fort Bragg.