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1st Lt. Daniel Farkas, Killed Jul. 4, 2008, Transition Team member

By Unknown | Media Relations Office, Public Affairs | April 26, 2009

1st Lt. Daniel Farkas, 42, died from non-combat related injuries July 4 in Kabul, Afghanistan. The incident is under investigation.

Farkas was an artillery officer serving on a Military Transition Team assigned to 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division. His home of record is Brooklyn, N.Y. He entered the Army in October 1992 and began serving with the 1st Infantry Division in January 2008.

To date, 153 Fort Riley Servicemembers have died while serving in support of Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom.