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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 905-11
October 25, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation New Dawn.

            Pfc. Steven F. Shapiro, 29, of Hidden Valley Lake, Calif., died Oct. 21 in Tallil, Iraq. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

            For more information media may contact the Fort Hood public affairs office at 254-287-9993/2520 or https://www.forthoodpresscenter.com .

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