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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 592-12
July 17, 2012

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Sgt. Erik N. May, 26, of Independence, Kan., died July 14, in Ghazni province, Afghanistan. 

            May was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan. 

            For more information pertaining to this release, media may contact the 1st Infantry Division public affairs office at 785-240-1796.