Bomb Kills U.S. Soldier; Casualties Identified
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, June 12, 2006 A U.S. soldier was killed June 9, and the Defense Department has released the identities of servicemembers who died recently while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The soldier, from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, was killed by a homemade bomb while conducting a combat logistics patrol on the evening of June 9 near Diwaniyah, Iraq. The soldier's name is being withheld pending next-of-kin notification.
The Department of Defense announced the identities of servicemembers killed in recent days while supporting operations in Iraq and Afghanistan: