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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 490-13
July 03, 2013

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Spc. Hilda I. Clayton, 22, of Augusta, Ga., died July 2, in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, of a non-combat related incident that occurred in Qaraghahi, Afghanistan. The incident is under investigation.  She was assigned to the 55th Signal Company (Combat Camera), 21st Signal Brigade, Fort George G. Meade, Md.

            For more information, media may contact the Fort George G. Meade public affairs office at 301-677-1301 or 240-778-8212.