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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 594-10
July 09, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

                The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. 

                They died July 6 at Qalat, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device.  They were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, Hohenfels, Germany. 

                Killed were: 

                Staff Sgt. Marc A. Arizmendez, 30, of Anaheim, Calif. 

                Spc. Roger Lee, 26, of Monterey, Calif. 

                Pfc. Michael S. Pridham, 19, of Louisville, Ky. 

                For more information related to this release, the media may contact the Joint Multinational Readiness Center public affairs office at 011-49-9472-83-5541.