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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 537-11
June 21, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

                 Sgt. James W. Harvey II, 23, of Toms River, N.J., died June 20 in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire.  He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Knox, Ky.

                  For more information the media may contact the Fort Knox public affairs at 502-613-3051.

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