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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 573-10
July 03, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

              Spc. Morganne M. McBeth, 19, of Fredricksburg, Va., died July 2 in Al Asad, Iraq, of wounds sustained July 1 in a non-combat related incident in Khan Al Baghdadi, Iraq.  She was assigned to the 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

              For more information related to this release, the media may contact the 82nd Airborne Division public affairs office at 910-432-0661, 910-432-0662 or 910-303-0691.