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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1002-11
December 06, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Sgt. Ryan D. Sharp, 28, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, died Dec. 3, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds suffered Nov. 21 at Kandahar province, when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

            For more information, please contact Fort Riley public affairs at 785-240-6359 or 785-307-0641 or via email at matthew.howard1@us.army.mil or nathaniel.s.smith@us.army.mil .

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