|Oregon National Guard soldier is killed in Afghanistan
PRESS CONFERENCE ADVISORY
An Oregon National Guard soldier died after an attack by Taliban militants Sept. 9 in Afghanistan's Zabul province. Sgt. Nathaniel B. (Brad) Lindsey of Troutdale was on patrol with U.S. troops and members of the Afghan National Army when Taliban militants attacked either with improvised explosive devices or rocket propelled grenades, and small arms fire.
The attack took place mid-afternoon on Saturday near the town of Shajoy in Zabul province north of Kandahar province. Sgt. Lindsey was assigned to the 205th Regional Corps Advisory Group headquartered at Kandahar Airfield. The 205th RCAG is responsible for training and working closely with elements of the Afghan National Army.
In accordance with the family's wishes Sgt. Lindsey's wife and the Oregon National Guard will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. Sept. 11th at the Tigard Armory located at 6700 SW Oak Street, Portland 97223-1124 (see attached map).
Oregon National Guard Public Affairs Office
Capt Mike Braibish