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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

Release Date: 1/27/2007

Release Number: 07-01-02CA




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


ONE TASK FORCE LIGHTNING SOLDIER KILLED

TIKRIT, Iraq - A Task Force Lightning Soldier assigned to 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, was killed Friday when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle while conducting combat operations in Diyala province.

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

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT MULTI-NATIONAL DIVISION - NORTH AT:
TFLIGHTNING.PAO@US.ARMY.MIL


FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT MULTI-NATIONAL DIVISION – BAGHDAD PUBLIC AFFAIRS NCO IN CHARGE, MASTER SGT. DAVID LARSEN BY E-MAIL AT: DAVID.J.LARSEN@US.ARMY.MIL; OR BY PHONE AT COMMERCIAL: (914) 822-8174, OR IRAQNA: 011-964-790-192-4675







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