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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1328-07
November 17, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Sgt. Mason L. Lewis, 26, of Gloucester, Va., died in Baghdad on Nov. 16, as a result of a non-combat related training accident. He was assigned to the 26th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.
 
            The incident is under investigation.
 
            For more information related to this release, the media may contact the Fort Stewart public affairs office at (912) 767-2479.