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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 929-10
October 12, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

                 The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died Oct. 10 of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

                 Killed were:

                 Staff Sgt. Dave J. Weigle, 29, of Philadelphia, Pa.  He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 75th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.; and

                 Spc. David A. Hess, 25, of Ruskin, Fla.  He was assigned to the 526th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

                 For more information media may contact the Fort Campbell public affairs office at 270-798-3025.

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