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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 178-12
March 13, 2012

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Staff Sgt. Jesse J. Grindey, 30, of Hazel Green, Wis., died March 12, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.  

            Grindey was assigned to 287th Military Police Company, 97th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Riley, Kan. 

            For more information related to this release, media may contact the Fort Riley Garrison Public Affairs office by phone at 785-239-3033.

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