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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 694-12
August 21, 2012

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Sgt. 1st Class Coater B. Debose, 55, of State Line, Miss., died Aug. 19 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. 

            Debose was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 351st Infantry Regiment, 158th Infantry Brigade, 1st Army Division East, Camp Shelby, Miss. 

            For more information, media may contact the 1st Army Division East Public Affairs, Fort Meade, Md., at 301-833-8457 or 240-678-6296.

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