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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 577-03
August 07, 2003

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today that Staff Sgt. David L. Loyd, 44, of Jackson, Tenn., died on Aug. 5 in Kuwait. Loyd was on a mission when he experienced severe chest pains. The soldier was sent to the Kuwait hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Loyd was assigned to the 1175th Transportation Company, Army National Guard, Brownsville, Tenn.