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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1027-06
October 13, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

     Chief Warrant Officer Scott W. Dyer, 38, of Cocoa Beach, Fla., died Oct. 11 in Banditemur, Afghanistan, from injuries suffered during combat operations. Dyer was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C.

     For further information related to this release the media can contact the U.S. Army Special Operations Command public affairs office at (910) 432-6005.