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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 683-11
August 05, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Spc. Barun Rai, 24, of Silver Spring, Md., died Aug. 3 in Logar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained during a vehicle rollover.  He was assigned to the 54th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Warner Barracks, Bamberg, Germany.

            For more information the media may contact the 21st Theater Sustainment Command public affairs office in Germany at 011-49-631-413-8184.