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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 042-10
January 19, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

                The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

 

                Staff Sgt. Anton R. Phillips, 31, of Inglewood, Calif., died Dec. 31, 2009, at Forward Operating Base Methar Lam, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to G Forward Support Company, 77th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Battalion, Task Force Wildhorse, Forward Operating Base Methar Lam, Afghanistan.

 

                The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.

 

                For more information the media may contact the 21st Theater Support Command public affairs office at 011-49-413-8184 or via e-mail to anna.friederichmaggard@eur.army.mil .