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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 603-09
August 11, 2009

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Spc. Richard A. Walters Jr., 41, of Cleveland, Ohio, died Aug. 10 in Ali Al Salem, Kuwait, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to the 14th Combat Support Hospital, Fort Benning, Ga.
 
            The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.
 
            For more information the media may contact the Fort Benning public affairs office at (706) 545-3512; after hours, call (706) 545-2218.

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