Pentagon Identifies Army Casualty (OEF)
News in Balance:
WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2009 -- The following news release made available Monday by the U.S. Department of Defense is the text of a statement identifying a casualty:
Staff Sgt. Tara J. Smith, 33, of Nashville, N.C., died Aug. 8 in Bagram, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related incident that occurred Aug. 4 at Camp Phoenix, Afghanistan,. She was assigned to the 50th Signal Battalion, 35th Signal Brigade, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, N.C.(Report from a U.S. Defense Department news release.)
The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.
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