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Immediate Release

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

Sept. 4, 2018

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.
 
Command Sgt. Maj. Timothy A. Bolyard, 42, from Thornton, West Virginia, died Sept. 3, 2018, of wounds sustained from small arms fire in Logar Province, Afghanistan. The incident is under investigation.
 
Bolyard was assigned to 3rd Squadron, 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade, Fort Benning, Georgia.
 
For more information regarding Command Sgt. Maj. Timothy A. Bolyard, contact 1st Security Force Assistance Command Public Affairs at (910) 570-7200.