Immediate Release

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

July 23, 2020

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

Sgt. Bryan Cooper Mount, 25, from St. George, Utah, died as the result of a vehicle rollover accident while conducting reconnaissance operations, July 21, 2020, in Eastern Syria. The incident is under investigation.

Mount was assigned to 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

For more information regarding Sgt. Bryan Cooper Mount, members of the media may contact Lt. Col. Michael Burns, Public Affairs Officer, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina at 910-432-6189, or by email at