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Immediate Release

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Spc. Alex J. Ram, 20, of Rancho Cucamonga, California, died Feb. 1, 2022, at Tell Beydar, Syria, as a result of a non-combat related incident. The incident is under investigation.

Ram was assigned to 2nd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT), 4th Inf. Div., Fort Carson, Colorado.

For more information about Spc. Ram, members of the media may contact Lt. Col. Ireka Sanders, Public Affairs Officer, 4th Infantry Division at 719-526-6983 or by email at: ireka.r.sanders.mil@army.mil.