The military said Sgt. Matthew H. Stiltz, 26, died Monday at Zerok, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with indirect fire.
Stiltz was assigned to the Army's 1st Battalion out of Fort Riley, Kan.
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