Hoosier solider killed in Afghanistan

Wade, 23, killed by enemy forces

The Department of Defense announced the death of an Indiana soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Sgt. Tristan M. Wade, 23, of Indianapolis, died March 22 in Qarah Bagh District, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan.

Wade was killed when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device, officials said.

He was assigned to the 573rd Clearance Company, 2nd Engineer Battalion, White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

Wade graduated in 2009 from Southport High School.

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