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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 470-03
June 30, 2003

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today that Spc. Kelvin E. Feliciano Gutierrez, 21, of Anasco, Puerto Rico, was killed on June 28 in Orgun-E, Afghanistan.  Gutierrez was a .50 caliber gunner on a vehicle that was returning from patrol when it veered off the road and turned over.  Gutierrez suffered fatal injuries while trapped under the vehicle.

 

Gutierrez was assigned to Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, N.C.  The incident is under investigation.