New England's War Dead: Afghanistan
First Lieutenant Timothy J. Steele, 25, Duxbury
Steele was an honor roll student and a member of the cross-country and swim teams at Duxbury High School, where he graduated
in 2004. He went on to graduate from the US Military Academy at West Point. He was assigned to the Second Battalion, 87th
Infantry Regiment, Third Brigade Combat Team, Tenth Mountain Division, out of Fort Drum, N.Y. He died Aug. 23, 2011, of
wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device when his unit was attacked by insurgents in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.