Soldier From Chester, Va., Dies in Afghanistan

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Pentagon is reporting the combat death of a 28-year-old Richmond-area soldier in Afghanistan.

The Army says 28-year-old Sgt. Aaron X. Wittman of Chester was killed Thursday after his unit was attacked by small arms fire while on mounted patrol in Nangarhar Province.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, from Fort Stewart in Georgia.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

The comments sections of are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we ask that you follow our rules for commenting. E-mail is required to comment on a story, but it will not be displayed with your comment. For complete rules, CLICK HERE. The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.
powered by Disqus
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 186570241 -
Gray Television, Inc.