IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DOD Identifies Army Casualty


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

Spc. Miguel L. Holmes, 22, from Hinesville, Georgia, died May 6, 2019, in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained from a non-combat incident. The incident is under investigation.

Holmes was assigned to 1st Battalion, 118th Field Artillery Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Savannah, Georgia.

For more information regarding Spc. Miguel L. Holmes, media may contact Lt. Col. Jeffrey T. Freeman, Georgia Army National Guard Public Affairs Office, at 404-323-9045 or at jeffrey.t.freeman.mil@mail.mil.