Operation Iraqi Freedom, Fallen Heroes, Iraq War 03/19/03

Allen R McKenna Jr

Noble, Oklahoma

February 21, 2012

Age Military Rank Unit/Location
28 Army Sgt

1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division

Fort Carson, Colorado

 Died in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

From Los Angeles Daily News dailynews.com 02/22/12:

Colo.-based soldier from Okla. dies in Afghanistan
The Associated Press
Posted: 02/22/2012 02:34:47 PM PST

FORT CARSON, Colo.—The Defense Department says a soldier from Oklahoma who was based at Fort Carson, Colo., has died in Afghanistan.

The military said 28-year-old Sgt. Allen R. McKenna Jr. of Noble, Okla., died Tuesday in Kandahar province.

A news release announcing McKenna's death did not say how he died.

McKenna was assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, part of the 4th Infantry Division.

McKenna joined the Army in September 2004. He was in his second deployment to Afghanistan, which began Sept. 6. His previous deployment was from March 2009 to March 2010.

His decorations included the Army Commendation Medal twice and the Army Achievement Medal.

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