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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 545-13
July 29, 2013

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

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

            They died July 27, in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device and small arms fire. They were assigned to the 10th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va. 

            Killed were: 

            Sgt. Eric T. Lawson, 30, of Stockbridge, Ga., and

            Spc. Caryn E. Nouv, 29, of Newport News, Va. 

            For more information media may contact the Joint Base Langley-Eustis public affairs office at 757-878-4920 or after business hours at 757-878-5050.