Three U.S Army soldiers are confirmed killed on 16th April 2011 in Nimroz province, Afghanistan, from the blast of an improvised explosive device. All were serving with the 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division based at Fort Drum, New York.
Specialist, Paul J. Atim, aged 27 from Green Bay, Wisconsin
Specialist, Charles J. Wren, aged 25, from Beeville, Texas
Private First-class, Joel A. Ramirez, aged 22, from Waxahachie, Texas