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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1023-08
December 18, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

           The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
            Pvt. Colman J. Meadows III, 19, of Senoia, Ga., died Dec. 16, at Forward Operating Base Ramrod, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.
 
            The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.
 
            For more information media may contact the Fort Hood public affairs office at (254) 287-9993; after hours (254) 287-2520.

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