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
August 18, 2004
Release Number: 04-08-21C
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ONE TASK FORCE BAGHDAD SOLDIER KILLED TODAY
Aug. 18, 2004
BAGHDAD - A Task Force Baghdad Soldier was killed today when a patrolling unit came under attack around 3 p.m. in eastern Baghdad.
The Soldier suffered a gunshot wound and was evacuated to a military hospital. The Soldier was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The name of the Soldier killed is being withheld pending the notification of next of kin.
The incident is under investigation.
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