Appleton Army Sergeant Did Not Die In Line of Duty

10/1/11 – The family of Army Sergeant Garrick Eppinger now says he didn’t die in the line of duty. Wisconsin flags are at half-staff to honor the Appleton soldier today. Eppinger’s family says he was working a desk job at the Bagram Airbase. The Army hasn’t released details of the 25 year old’s death yet. Four days after Eppinger died, Army specialist Jakob Roelli of Darlington was killed. He was the 27th soldier from Wisconsin to be killed in the war in Afghanistan. His funeral is scheduled for next Saturday.