Thursday, January 21, 2010

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

No. 054-10 January 21, 2010
DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Sgt. 1st Class Michael P. Shannon, 52, of Canadensis, Pa., died January 17th, in Kabul, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to Headquarters, 7th Army and U.S. Army Europe, Heidelberg, Germany. The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.
For more information the media may contact U.S. Army Human Resources Command, St. Louis, at 314-592-0726.

U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)

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