Breaking News: The Department of Defense has confirmed a Grimes man died after getting attacked by insurgents in Afghanistan. The Iowa National Guard hasn’t released details yet but plans to during a briefing tonight at 9pm. We will have coverage on Channel 13 tonight at 10.
Here are a few details from the DOD:
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Staff Sgt. James, A. Justice, 32, of Grimes, Iowa died April 23 at Kapisa province, Afghanistan of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire. He was assigned to 1st Squadron, 113th Cavalry Regiment, Le Mars, Iowa.