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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 201-11
March 13, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

                 Pfc. Andrew M. Harper, 19, of Maidsville, W. Va., died March 11, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained in a non-combat incident.  He was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany.

                 For more information, the media may contact the U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs at 011-49-6221-57-5816 or ocpa.pi@eur.army.mil.