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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1171-07
October 01, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
Cpl. Ciara M. Durkin, 30, of Quincy, Mass., died Sept. 28 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident. She was assigned to the 726th Finance Battalion, Massachusetts Army National Guard, West Newton, Mass.
 
The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.
 
For more information related to this release, media may contact the Massachusetts National Guard public affairs office at (508) 233-6562.