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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 839-12
October 20, 2012

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Pfc. Shane G. Wilson, 20, of Kuna, Idaho, died Oct. 18, in Khost, Afghanistan. 

            Wilson was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. 

            For more information, media may contact the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) public affairs office at 270-798-3025 or 270-461-1276.