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Sgt. 1st Class Daniel E. Miller, Killed Aug. 24, 2007, Transition Team member

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

Two Soldiers died of wounds sustained from a non-combat related incident Aug. 24 in Herat, Afghanistan.

Killed were:

Sgt. 1st Class Scott M. Carney, 37.

Sgt. 1st Class Daniel E. Miller, 43.

Carney was a mobilized Iowa National Guard Soldier serving on a transition team assigned to 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division. He entered the National Guard in June 1991. He began serving with the 1st Inf. Div. in February 2007.

Miller was an infantryman serving on the same transition team. His home of record is Rossford, Ohio. He entered the Army in June 1986. He began serving with the 1st Inf. Div. in November 2006. This was his first deployment in support of the Global War on Terrorism.

To date, 122 Fort Riley Soldiers have died while serving in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.

Transition team training is a 60-day training cycle to prepare small teams of American Soldiers, Airmen and Sailors to advise, teach, mentor and coach their Iraqi or Afghan counterparts.