Attorneys for the defendants could not immediately be located. A sister of Staff Sgt. Andrew Van Bockel, Bretta Van Bockel, had no comment. Sgt. Van Bockel’s hometown is Aberdeen. Other soldiers’ relatives could not be reached.
RAPID CITY — They must study hard and wake up early. They are tested for physical and mental endurance. Some of them shed blood, sweat and tears. They are part of one team, but competing against each other for the title.
The South Dakota governor's office says 21-year-old Specialist Dennis G. Jensen of Sioux Falls died Tuesday from injuries suffered while working with bridge materials near Camp Leatherneck in the Helmand province of southern Afghanistan.
A Fountain, Colo., woman serving in the U.S. Army who has ties to Hanson County died in Afghanistan over the weekend, a family spokesman said Monday.
Eduviges “Duvi” Wolf is married to Farmer native Josh Wolf, who graduated from Hanson High School in 2001, said Hanson School District Superintendent Jim Bridge, who spoke for the Wolf family.
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