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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 275-12
April 16, 2012

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Staff Sgt. David P. Nowaczyk, 32, of Dyer, Ind., died April 15, in Kunar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was attacked with an enemy improvised explosive device. 

            Nowaczyk was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo. 

            For more information related to this release, media may contact the Fort Carson public affairs office at 719-526-7525 or at 719-526-5500, if after normal business hours.