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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 908-10
October 05, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Spc. Joseph T. Prentler, 20, of Fenwick, Mich., died Oct. 4 in Mama Kariz, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his military vehicle using an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany.

            For more information, the media may contact the U.S. Army, Europe, public affairs office at 011-49-6221-57-8098 or email ocpa.pi@eur.army.mil .