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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 0046-08
January 17, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

     The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Jan. 16 of wounds suffered in Balad, Iraq, when they were attacked by grenade and small arms fire during combat operations. They were assigned to the 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.
 
            Killed were:
 
            Pfc. Danny L. Kimme, 27, of Fisher, Ill., who died in Balad, Iraq.
 
            Pfc. David H. Sharrett II, 27, of Oakton, Va., who died in Pallouata, Iraq.
 
            Spc. John P. Sigsbee, 21, of Waterville, N.Y., who died in Balad, Iraq.
 
     For more information media may contact the Fort Campbell public affairs office at (270) 798-9966.