Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Pentagon Identifies Army Casualty (OEF)

News in Balance

News in Balance:

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2009 -- The following news release made available Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Defense is the text of a statement identifying a casualty:
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Spc. Eduardo S. Silva, 25, of Greenfield, Calif., died June 9 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, of a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to the 563rd Aviation Support Battalion, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.
(Report from a U.S. Defense Department news release.)

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