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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 496-03
July 09, 2003

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

     The Department of Defense announced today the identities of three soldiers who died of non-combat related causes while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.  

 

     Staff Sgt. Barry Sanford, Sr., 46, of Aurora, Colo., died on July 7 in Balad, Iraq.  Sanford was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st Support Group, Fort Campbell, Ky. 

 

     Sgt. 1st Class Craig A. Boling, 38, of Elkhart, Ind., died on July 8 in Camp Wolf, Kuwait.  Boling was assigned to Company C, 1-152nd Infantry, Tell City, Ind.

 

     Pvt. Robert L. McKinley, 23, of Kokomo, Ind., died on July 8 in Homberg, Germany.  McKinley was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1-101st Air Assault, Fort Campbell, Ky.