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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 738-10
August 18, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

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

                They died Aug.17 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device caused a military vehicle roll-over.

                Killed were:

               Pfc. Benjamen G. Chisholm, 24, of Fort Worth, Texas.

               Pvt. Charles M. High, IV, 21, of Albuquerque, N.M.

               They were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

               For more information, the media may contact the Fort Campbell public affairs office at 270-798-9966.