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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 412-09
June 10, 2009

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

 

                Spc. Eduardo S. Silva, 25, of Greenfield, Calif., died June 9 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, of a non-combat related incident.  He was assigned to the 563rd Aviation Support Battalion, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

                The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.

 

                For more information media may contact the Fort Campbell public affairs office at (270) 798-9966 or (270) 798-3025.

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