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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 789-11
September 14, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Sgt. 1st Class Danial R. Adams, 35, of Portland, Ore., died Sept. 13 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using mortar, machine-gun and small-arms fires.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Stuttgart, Germany.

            For more information the media may contact the U.S. Army Special Operations Command public affairs office at 910-689-6187.