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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 512-06
June 06, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Cpl. Derek A. Stanley, 20, of Tulsa, Okla., died in Salerno, Afghanistan, on June 5, from a non-combat related cause.  Stanley was assigned to the 710th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.

This incident is under investigation.

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

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