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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 799-12
October 04, 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 Daniel T. Metcalfe, 29, of Liverpool, N.Y., died Sep. 29, in Sayyid Abad, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when his unit was attacked with small arms fire.  The incident is under investigation.  He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Caserma Ederle in Vicenza, Italy. 

            For more information the media may contact the U.S. Army Europe public affairs office in Heidelberg, Germany, at 011-49-162-271-6685.

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