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CENTCOMNEWS RELEASE
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

June 28, 2005
Release Number: 05-06-38C



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


TASK FORCE LIBERTY SOLDIER KILLED

TIKRIT, Iraq –A Task Force Liberty Soldier was killed when a suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near a Coalition Forces base near Balad at about 11:40 a.m. June 28.

The name of the Soldier is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

One wounded Soldier was taken to a Coalition Forces medical facility for treatment of non-life-threatening wounds.

For more information, please contact 42 ID PAO at FORTYSECOND.ID.PAO@US.ARMY.MIL.


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