Virginia soldier killed in action in Afghanastan

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by 13News

WVEC.com

Posted on January 11, 2013 at 7:25 PM

Updated Friday, Jan 11 at 7:26 PM

CHESTER-- A Virginia soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom  in Afghanistan has been killed in action.

Sgt. Aaron X. Wittman, 28, of Chester, Va., died Jan. 10, in Khogyani District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, from injuries sustained when his unit was attacked by small arms fire while on mounted patrol.

Wittman was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.
 

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