25-year-old NC soldier dies in Afghanistan

Posted at 5:42 PM, Nov 16, 2012
and last updated 2012-11-16 17:42:18-05

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. 

Staff Sgt. Rayvon Battle Jr., 25, of Rocky Mount, N.C., died Nov. 13, in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to the 38th Engineer Company, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.