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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 622-12
July 24, 2012

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Sgt. Eric E. Williams, 27, of Murrieta, Calif., died July 23, in Pul-E Alam, Afghanistan.

            Williams was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

            For more information pertaining to this release, media may contact the 82nd Airborne Division public affairs office at 910-432-0661 or 910-813-3891.