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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 407-08
May 12, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
            Pvt. Matthew W. Brown, 20, of Zelienople, Pa., died May 11 in Asadabad, Afghanistan, from injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 321st Field Artillery Regiment, 18th Fires Brigade (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C.
 
            The incident is under investigation.
 
            For more information media may contact the XVIII Airborne Corps public affairs office at (910) 396-5600 or (910) 396-5620.