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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 298-12
April 20, 2012

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

             Capt. Michael C. Braden, 31, of Lock Haven, Pa., died April 18 in Bagram, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to the Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

             For more information the media may contact 1st Infantry Division Public Affairs Office at 785-240-1796.