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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: NR-006-14
January 05, 2014

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Sgt. First Class William K. Lacey, 38, of Laurel Hill, Fla., died Jan. 4, 2014, in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when the enemy attacked his unit with rocket propelled grenades.

Lacey was assigned to 201st Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Knox, Ky.

For more information, media may contact the Fort Knox public affairs office at 502-624-3051.

CORRECTION: Sgt. First Class William K. Lacey's hometown.

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