Thursday, July 29, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

No. 661-10 - July 26, 2010
DOD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of four soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
They died July 24, at Qalat, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked their military vehicle with an improvised explosive device.

Killed were:
Staff Sgt. Conrad A. Mora, 24
, of San Diego, Calif
Sgt. Daniel Lim, 23, of Cypress, Calif
Spc. Joseph A. Bauer, 27, of Cincinnati, Ohio
Spc. Andrew L. Hand, 25, of Enterprise, Ala

They were assigned to 5th Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment, 17th Fires Brigade, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

For more information the media may contact the Joint Base Lewis-McChord public affairs office at 253-967-0147 or 253-967-0152.

UPDATE: July 28, 2010 - Pfc. Hand was posthumously promoted to Specialist.

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

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