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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 350-11
April 26, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Capt. Joshua M. McClimans, 30, of Akron, Ohio, died April 22 at Forward Operating Base Salerno, Khost province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with indirect fire.  He was assigned to the 848th Forward Surgical Team, U.S. Army Reserve, Twinsburg, Ohio.

            For more information, please contact the 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support) public affairs office, Fort Douglas, Utah, at 801-656-3667.