FORT LEWIS, Wash. – Family, friends, Soldiers and the Fort Lewis community will remember Spc. Troy Orion Tom and Pfc. Jonathan C. Yanney in a memorial ceremony to be held Wednesday, Sept. 2 at 1:30 p.m. in the North Fort Chapel.
According to the Department of Defense, Tom, 21, of Shiprock, N.M., and Yanney, 20, of Litchfield, Minn., died Aug. 18, of wounds suffered when their vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device in Arghandab, Afghanistan.
Both Soldiers were assigned to 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division.