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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 267-10
April 05, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

 

Staff Sgt. Scott W. Brunkhorst, 25, Fayetteville, N.C., died March 30 in the Arghandab River Valley, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

For more information the media may contact the 82nd Airborne Division public affairs office at 910-432-0661.