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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1071-07
September 01, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

           The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Sgt. 1st Class Daniel E. Scheibner, 40, of Muskegon, Mich., died Aug. 30 in Al Noor, Iraq, of wounds sustained when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 2d Battalion, 12th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Striker Brigade Combat Team, 2d Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.
 
            For more information related to this release, the media may contact the Fort Lewis public affairs office at (253) 967-0152 or (253) 967-0147. After duty hours, call (253) 967-0015.