Army Sgt. Eric E. Williams, 27, of Murrieta, California. Died July 23, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Died in Pul-E Alam, Logar Province, Afghanistan, from injuries sustained when the forward operating base came under enemy fire. Sgt. Williams was in-transit from his duty station in Ghazni Province to re-deploy to the United States when he was killed.