R.I.P. MAJ Olmsted, CPT Casey

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 0013-08
January 04, 2008


DoD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Jan. 3 in As Sadiyah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their unit using small arms fire during combat operations. Both Soldiers were assigned to the Military Transition Team, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.
Killed were:
Maj. Andrew J. Olmsted, 37, of Colorado Springs, Colo.
Cpt. Thomas J. Casey, 32, of Albuquerque, N.M.

Maj. Andrew J. Olmsted had his own blog and here you can read his final post: http://andrewolmsted.com/archives/2008/01/final_post.html

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