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Immediate Release

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

Jan. 29, 2016

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

Sgt. Joseph F. Stifter, 30, of Glendale, California, died Jan. 28, at Al Asad Airbase, Al Anbar Province, Iraq, from wounds suffered when his armored HMMWV was involved in a roll-over accident. The incident is under investigation.

Stifter was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.

For more information related to this release, the media may contact the 1st Infantry Division public affairs office at 785-307-6744.