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

Chief Warrant Officer Edward Balli, 42, of Monterey, Calif., died Jan. 20, in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds from small arms fire when he was attacked by insurgents.

Balli was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, U.S. Army Europe, Vilseck, Germany.

For more information, media may contact the U.S. Army Europe public affairs office at 011 49 162 271 668 or usarmyeurope.contact@mail.mil.


  1. Kristy Balli

    You will never be forgotten and I will always love you.

  2. Thoughts and prayers to the family of CWO Edward Balli, may he rest in peace.

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