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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1219-07
October 15, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

           The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Spc. Jason B. Koutroubas, 21, of Dunnellon, Fla., died Oct 14 in Tal Afar, Iraq, from injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.
 
            This incident is under investigation.
 
            For more information related to this release, the media may contact the Fort Bliss public affairs office at (915) 568-4505.