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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: NR-039-14
January 18, 2014

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
     
Spc. Andrew H. Sipple, 22, of Cary, N.C., died Jan. 17, in Kandahar City, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related incident currently under investigation.
 
He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.
 
For more information, media may contact the Fort Hood public affairs office at 254-287-9993 or 254-287-0106.

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