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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 108-04
February 17, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defenseannounces today the death of a soldier supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Sgt. Nicholes D. Golding, 24, of Addison, Maine, died Feb. 13 in Ghanzni, Afghanistan, as a result of an AT-46 (anti-tank) mine explosion. Golding was assigned to Company C, 2/87th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

The incident is under investigation.