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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 796-11
September 16, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Sgt. Mycal L. Prince, 28, of Minco, Okla., died Sept. 15 in Laghman province, Afghanistan of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard, Stillwater, Okla.

            For more information the media may contact the Oklahoma National Guard public affairs office at 405-228-5212 or 918-381-1173.