June 14, 2011

Capt. Michael W. Newton

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Capt. Michael W. Newton, 30, of Newport News, Va.,died June 11 at Faryab province, Afghanistan,of injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 84th Field Artillery Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Baumholder, Germany.

For more information, please contact the United States Army Europe public affairs office at 011-49-6221-57-8694 or by e-mail at http://ocpa.pi@eur.army.mil .

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