A soldier from western Michigan who was looking forward to watching his four young children grow up has been killed in an insurgent attack in Afghanistan, authorities and his family said Tuesday.
The Pentagon says a 28-year-old Marine from Detroit has been killed in combat in Afghanistan.
Staff Sgt. Ergin V. Osman was on his second tour of duty in Afghanistan. He was killed in an insurgent attack that also claimed the lives of five of his comrades from Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
Army Pfc. Robert Friese of Macomb County’s Chesterfield Township died Friday from injuries he sustained when insurgents attacked his unit in Iraq.