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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 421-05
May 02, 2005

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Sgt. Timothy C. Kiser, 37, of Tehama, Calif., died April 28 in Riyhad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol. Kiser was assigned to the Army National Guard's 340th Forward Support Battalion, 40th Infantry Division, Red Bluff, Calif.

For further information related to this release, contact Army Public Affairs at (703) 692-2000.