Two Drum soldiers killed in Afghanistan IED blast
Two Fort Drum soldiers were killed Monday in Kandahar, Afghanistan, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle.
Staff Sgt. Christopher F. Cabocoy, 30, Virginia Beach, Va. and Pfc. Edwin C. Wood, 18, Omaha, Neb., served as cavalry scouts with 1st Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division.
Sgt. Cabacoy had been stationed at Fort Drum since October 2009, before deployment. He served in Iraq from January 2004 to January 2005.