HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
7115 South Boundary Boulevard
MacDill AFB, Fla. 33621-5101
Phone: (813) 827-5894; FAX: (813) 827-2211; DSN 651-5894
April 10, 2004
Release Number: 04-04-16C
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AIRMAN DIES IN MORTAR ATTACK
BALAD AIR BASE, Iraq - A mortar attack occurred at approximately 12:20 a.m
today at Balad Air Base, killing one Airman and injuring two others.
One Airman is in serious condition at the Army Combat Support Hospital, and the other was treated and released.
Names are being withheld pending next of kin notification.
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