DoD Identifies Army Casualty
Release No: NR-351-16
Oct. 5, 2016
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.
Staff Sgt. Adam S. Thomas, 31, of Takoma Park, Maryland, died Oct. 4 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, from injuries caused by an improvised explosive device that exploded during dismounted operations. The incident is under investigation.
Thomas was assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Carson, Colorado.
For more information regarding Staff Sgt. Thomas, media may contact the Fort Carson public affairs office at 719-526-4143.