The Department of Defense announced Tuesday the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Sgt. Matthew H. Stiltz, 26, of Spokane, died Nov. 12, in Zerok, Afghanistan. Authorities said he suffered a fatal injury when insurgents attacked his unit with indirect fire.
He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.