War on Terrorism

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Sgt. 1st Class Michael P. Shannon, 52, of Canadensis, Pa., died Jan. 17, in Kabul, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to Headquarters, 7th Army and U.S. Army Europe, Heidelberg, Germany.

The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.

For more information the media may contact U.S. Army Human Resources Command, St. Louis, at 314-592-0726.

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