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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 656-08
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. Andre D. Mitchell, 25, of Elmont, N.Y., died July 31 in Mosul, Iraq, of injuries sustained in a vehicle accident. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.
 
            The incident is under investigation.
 
            For more information media may contact the Fort Hood public affairs office at (254) 287-9993; after hours (254) 291-2591.