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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 387-12
May 15, 2012

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

            They died May 13, in Bowri Tana, Afghanistan, when the enemy attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device.  The soldiers were assigned to the 425th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

            Killed were:

            Sgt. Brian L. Walker, 25, of Lucerne Valley, Calif., and

            Pfc. Richard L. McNulty III, 22, Rolla, Mo.

            For more information related to this release, media may contact the U.S. Army Alaska public affairs office at 907-384-2072 or 907-384-1542.