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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 377-10
May 10, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

                Capt. Kyle A. Comfort, 27, of Jacksonville, Ala., died May 8 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga.

                For more information media may contact the U.S. Army Special Operations Command public affairs office at 910-432-6005 or visit http://news.soc.mil.

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