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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 923-06
September 19, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Spc. Jeffrey P. Shaffer, 21, of Harrison, Ark., died of injuries suffered in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on Sept.13 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle during combat operations.  Shaffer was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Bamberg, Germany.
 
            For further information related to this release the media can contact the 1st Armored Division public affairs at 011-49-611-705-4862.

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