DOD Identifies Soldier Killed in Kenya Terror Attack
SOLDIER FROM REGIMENT OUT OF ALABAMA DIES
The Department of Defense now knows the name of a soldier killed in a terror attack in Kenya.
23 year old specialist Henry Mayfield, Junior of Illinois died Sunday at an airfield in Manda Bay.
According to the Pentagon, Mayfield was involved in Operation Octave Shield in the region.
He was assigned to the army’s 1st Battalion 58th Aviation Regiment out of Alabama.
Two defense department contractors were also killed in the attack.
An Al-Qaeda affiliate claims it was responsible.
The terror attack is under investigation.