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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

November 3, 2005
Release Number: 05-11-07C




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


SOLDIER KILLED IN ACTION

Baghdad, Iraq – A Soldier assigned to the 43rd Military Police Brigade was killed in action while conducting combat operations in the vicinity of Baqubah, located north of Baghdad, Nov. 3.

The cause of death was an improvised explosive device.

The incident is currently under investigation.

The name of the Soldier is being withheld pending next of kin notification and release by the Department of Defense.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT THE 43rd MILITARY POLICE BRIGADE PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER AT allison.gilligan@iraq.centcom.mil.



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