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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 977-04
October 01, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Staff Sgt. Alan L. Rogers, 49, of Kearns, Utah, died Sept. 29 in Bagram, Afghanistan, of non-combat related injuries. Rogers was assigned to the Army National Guards 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment, West Jordan, Utah.

The incident is under investigation.

For further information related to this release Army Public Affairs at (703) 692-2000.