United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

News Release

Press Operations Bookmark and Share

News Release


IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 439-09
June 21, 2009

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

 

                Spc. Chancellor A. Keesling, 25, of Indianapolis, Ind., died June 19 in Baghdad, Iraq of a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to the 961st Engineer Company, Sharonville, Ohio.

 

                The circumstances surrounding this incident are under investigation.

 

                For more information media may contact the U.S. Army Reserve Command public affairs office at 404-464-8500 / 9471 / 9251.