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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 743-08
September 04, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Pfc. Patrick W. May, 22, of Jamestown, N.Y., died Sept. 2 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sufferedfrom a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to the Division Special Troops Battalion, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.
 
            The incident is under investigation.
 
            For more information related to this release, the media may contact the Fort Drum public affairs office at (315) 772-8286.