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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 0009-08
January 03, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
            Sgt. Shawn F. Hill, 37, of Wellford, S.C., died Jan. 2 in Khowst Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 178th Engineer Battalion, 218th Infantry Brigade, South Carolina Army National Guard, Rock Hill, S.C.
 
            For more information media may contact the South Carolina National Guard public affairs office at (803) 806-4327.

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