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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 689-13
September 27, 2013

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Staff Sgt. Thomas A. Baysore, Jr., 31, of Milton, Pa., died Sept. 26, in Paktya Province, Afghanistan, from wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire during combat operations.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.

For more information, media may contact the 101st Airborne Division Public Affairs Office during duty hours at 270-798-9965 or 270-798-9961 and after duty hours at 931-217-5074.