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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 114-09
February 21, 2009

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            PFC Cwislyn K. Walter, 19, of Honolulu died Feb. 19 in Kuwait City, Kuwait, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.  She was assigned to the 29th Special Troops Battalion, 29th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the Hawaii National Guard.
 
            The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.
 
            For more information the media may contact the Hawaii National Guard Public Affairs office at 808-733-4241 or 808-733-4258.

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