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
July 29, 2004
Release Number: 04-07-28C
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FIRST INFANTRY DIVISION SOLDIER DIES OF WOUNDS RECEIVED IN ACTION
TIKRIT, Iraq - One 1st Infantry Division Soldier died of wounds he received when a Multi-National Force patrol came under small arms fire from anti-Iraqi forces near Hawija around 1 p.m. July 29.
The Soldier was evacuated to a military medical facility, where he was pronounced dead.
The name of the deceased Soldier is being withheld pending next-of-kin notification.
The incident is under investigation.
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