September 8, 2008 – The Defense Department announced Monday the deaths of four Fort Hood soldiers who were supporting Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom.
Pvt. Vincent C. Winston Jr., 22, of St. Louis, Mo., died Thursday in Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered a roadside bomb.
He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division.
Pvt. Michael R. Dinterman, 18, of Littlestown, Pa., died Saturday at Outpost Restrepo, Kunar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when he received enemy fire while on dismounted patrol.
He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division.
Dinterman joined the military in January 2008 as an infantryman and was assigned to the battalion since July 2008. He deployed to Afghanistan July 2008.
Dinterman’s military awards and decorations include the National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
and the Army Service Ribbon.
Sgt. Kenneth W. Mayne, 29, of Fort Benning, Ga., and Pfc. Bryan R. Thomas, 22, of Battle Creek, Mich., died Thursday in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when their vehicle encountered a roadside bomb.
They were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division.