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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 641-10
July 20, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

                Sgt. Anibal Santiago, 37, of Belvidere, Ill., died July 18 in Bagram, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained July 17 in a non-combat related incident in Kwowst, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga.

                For more information the media may contact the U.S. Army Special Operations Command public affairs office at 910-432-6005.