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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 342-11
April 25, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Chief Warrant Officer, Terry L. Varnadore II, 29, of  Hendersonville, N.C. died April 23 in Kapisa province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his helicopter went down due to an undetermined cause.  This accident is under investigation.  He was assigned to the 1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

            For more information the media may contact the Fort Drum public affairs office at 315-772-8286.

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