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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 430-13
June 12, 2013

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Staff Sgt. Jesse L. Thomas Jr., 31, of Pensacola, Fla., died June 10, in Helmand, Afghanistan. The incident is under investigation. 

            He was assigned to the 39th Transportation Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Kleber Kaserne, Germany. 

            For more information, media may contact the 21st Theater Sustainment Command public affairs office at 011-49-631-413-8104, or after duty hours please contact 011-49-162-234-2338.

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