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Operation Enduring Freedom

Afghanistan (Joe Raedle/Getty Images News)

Guard Members Heading For Afghanistan

Eighty airmen from the Connecticut National Guard have been mobilized for deployment to Afghanistan

04/24/2012

Specialist Philip C. S. Schiller. He was recently promoted to Specialist and these are the most current photos available. Photograph courtesy of Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Soldier Born In Connecticut Killed in Afghanistan

An Army specialist who was born in Connecticut has been killed in fighting in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.
Philip Schiller was 21-years-old.

04/16/2012