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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 550-09
July 26, 2009

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

 

                Spc. Herberth A. Berrios-Campos, 21, of Bealeton, Va., died July 24 in Salman Pak, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

                The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.

 

                For more information the media may contact the 82nd Airborne Division public affairs office at (910) 432-0661.

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