Release
Immediate Release

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

Aug. 19, 2019

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

Specialist Clayton James Horne, 23, of Atlanta, Louisiana died August 17, 2019 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as a result of wounds sustained by a noncombat related incident. The incident is currently under investigation.

Horne was assigned to the 351st Military Police Company, 160th Military Police Battalion, Ocala, Florida.

For more information regarding Spc. Clayton Horne, media may contact MAJ Valerie Palacios, valerie.m.palacios.mil@mail.mil, 210-273-6114 or MSG Andy Yoshimura, andy.n.yoshimura.mil@mail.mil, 630-738-4170.