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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1270-06
December 12, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

 

            Staff Sgt. Thomas W. Clemons, 37, of Leitchfield, Ky., died Dec. 10 in Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq, from a non-combat health-related incident.  Clemons was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 123rd Armor, Leitchfield, Ky.

 

            For further information related to this release the media can contact the Kentucky National Guard public affairs office at (502) 607-1556.