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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 223-09
April 07, 2009

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

Sgt. Daniel J. Beard, 24, of Buffalo, N.Y., died April 3 in Al Diwaniyah, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.  He was assigned to the 147th Postal Company, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Wiesbaden, Germany.

 

The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.

 

For more information related to this release, the media may contact the 21st Theater Sustainment Command public affairs office at 011-49-631-413-8184.