15 June 2010

10th Mountain Division Soldier killed in Afghanistan

June 15, 2010

Release Nr 1006-01

By Public Affairs

Fort Drum, NY - A Soldier from the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th
Mountain Division was killed in Za Khel, Afghanistan, Saturday June 12,
2010, from wounds sustained in an improvised explosive devise attack.

Killed is Specialist Brian Michael Anderson, age 24, of Harrisonburg,

SPC Anderson joined the Army in March 2008 and after completing training
arrived at Fort Drum in July 2008. He was an infantryman with the 1st
Battalion 87th Infantry Regiment.

SPC Anderson's awards and decorations include the National Defense
Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism
Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon and the Overseas Service Ribbon.

He is survived by his mother, father, brother and sister.

Media with inquiries regarding this release should contact Julie
Cupernall, Public Affairs Office, 315-523-4546 or

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: FOUO
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