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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 878-07
July 15, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of one soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Sgt. Allen A. Greka, 29, of Alpena, Michigan, died July 13 of wounds sustained from a land mine detonation during a dismounted patrol in Jisr Diyala, Iraq.  He was assigned to the 3d Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 3d Brigade Combat Team, 3d Infantry Division at Fort Benning, Georgia.
 
            For more information, media may contact the Fort Benning public affairs office at (706) 545-3512. After duty hours, call (706) 545-8062.