The Largest Security-Cleared Career Network for Defense and Intelligence Jobs - JOIN NOW

Military

U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)
News Release

  No. 700-07
IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 04, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualties


 

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died June 2 near Qayyarah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle. They were assigned to the 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.

Killed were:

Spc. Jeremiah D. Costello, 22, of Carlinville, Ill.

Spc. Keith V. Nepsa, 21, of New Philadelphia, Ohio.

For more information related to this release the media may contact the Fort Bliss public affairs office at (915) 568-4505.

 

http://www.defenselink.mil/Releases/Release.aspx?ReleaseID=10974



NEWSLETTER
Join the GlobalSecurity.org mailing list