- Date of passing: Jul 5, 2010
|Let the memory of Edwin be with us forever|
18, of Omaha, Neb.; assigned to 1st Squadron, 71st Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.; died July 5 in Charadarre, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device.
Hundreds of people lined the streets around the church where Pfc. Edwin “Eddie” Wood’s funeral was held early July 17. Mourners included members of Wood’s baseball team. Many waived U.S. flags.
The military said Wood, 18, died of injuries suffered July 5 when insurgents attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device near Charadarre.
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