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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 210-08
March 15, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
            Sgt. 1st Class Collin J. Bowen, 38, of Millersville, Md., died March 14 at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, of wounds suffered Jan. 2 in Khowst Province, Afghanistan, when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the Military Transition Team, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Ks.
 
            For more information media may contact the Fort Riley public affairs office at (785) 239-3410.