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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 654-08
August 04, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Spc. Kevin R. Dickson, 21, of Steelville, Mo., died Aug. 2 in Balad, Iraq, of injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to the 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Group Support Battalion, Group Service Support Company, Fort Carson, Colo. 
 
            The incident is under investigation.
 
            For more information, media may contact the U.S. Army Special Operations Command public affairs office at (910) 432-6005, or visit the following website: http://news.soc.mil/ .