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Release No: 491-09
July 08, 2009

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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


Capt. Mark A. Garner, 30, of Elkin, N.C., died July 6 in Argandab District, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, Joint Multinational Readiness Center, Hohenfels, Germany.


For more information media may contact the 7th U.S. Army, Joint Multinational Training Command public affairs office at (49) 1609-850-3551.

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