U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)
News Release

  No. 1019-06
IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 11, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty


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

Pfc. Phillip B. Williams, 21, of Gardnerville, Nev., died Oct. 9 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries suffered from enemy contact during combat operations. Williams was assigned to the 4th Brigade Troop Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

For further information related to this release the media can contact the Fort Campbell public affairs office at (270) 798-3025.

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