Sunday, August 26, 2007

Dutch Army Sergeant Martijn Rosier

Dutch Army Sergeant 1st Class, Martijn Rosier, 30, was killed in action on 26th August 2007 during a foot patrol at night in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan.

His unit had responded to an earlier bomb attack on a Dutch armoured vehicle.

Another Dutch soldier was injured in the same incident.

Sfc. Rosier served with the 111th Mechanised Engineers.

Thursday, August 23, 2007

French brigadier, Stephane Rieu dies in accident

A French Brigadier, Stephane Rieu, serving with 1 Parachute Hussars was killed in a traffic accident while on patrol in Shakar-Darreh district. He died 23 August 2007.

Monday, August 13, 2007

Polish Army officer, 2nd Lt. Lukasz Kurowski

2nd Lt. Lukasz Kurowski
Polish Army officer, 2nd Lieutenant Lukasz Kurowski, was fatally wounded 14th August 2007, during an attack on a convoy by Taleban insurgents, about 20km from the city of Gardez. He died on his way to a military field hospital.

Aged 28, he served as the commander of a tank platoon in the 10th Armored Cavalry Brigade based in Swietoszow, Poland. Kurowski had enlisted in the service in 2003, and had been serving in Afghanistan with an advisory group based in Gardez since September 2006. He was married.