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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1240-07
October 20, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

          

           The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Spc. Wayne M. Geiger, 23, of Lone Pine, Calif. died Oct 18 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. He was assigned to 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany.
 
            For more information related to this release, the media may contact the U.S. Army, Europe, public office at 011-49-6221-57-5816/8694.