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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 506-12
June 17, 2012

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. 

            They died in Panjwa`l, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.  They were assigned to the 18th Engineer Company, 1st Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. 

            Killed were: 

            Sgt. Joseph M. Lilly, 25, of Flint, Mich., who died June 14, and 

            Spc. Trevor A. Pinnick, 20, of Lawrenceville, Ill., who died June 12. 

            For more information the media may contact I Corps public affairs office at 253-477-3048 or 253-370-9861.

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