United States Department of Defense
|IMMEDIATE RELEASE||June 15, 2004|
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Spc. Eric S. McKinley, 24, of Corvallis, Ore., died June 13 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his vehicle was attacked by small arms fire and an improvised explosive device. McKinley was assigned to the Army National Guard's Company B, 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry Regiment, Corvallis, Ore.
The incident is under investigation.
For further information related to this release Army Public Affairs at (703) 692-2000.
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