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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 188-12
March 15, 2012

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

             Spc. Daquane D. Rivers, 21, of Marianna, Fla., died March 14, from injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident in Paktika province, Afghanistan.  

             Rivers was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade, Grafenwoehr, Germany.

              For more information related to this release, the media may contact U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs in Heidelberg, Germany at 011-49-6221-57-8628.