Soldiers Killed, DoD Identifies Previous Casualties
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2006 Four U.S. soldiers have been killed in Iraq, and the Defense Department has identified two earlier casualties.
A Task Force Lightning soldier assigned to 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, was killed yesterday by small-arms fire while conducting combat operations in Diyala province.
Two Task Force Lightning soldiers assigned to 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, were and two others were injured yesterday when a roadside bomb detonated near their vehicle in Diyala province. The wounded soldiers were transported to a coalition forces medical treatment facility. Officials provided no information on their condition.
A Multi-National Corps Iraq soldier was killed by small-arms fire Nov. 14 while conducting combat operations in Baghdad.
The soldiers’ names are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
Meanwhile, the Defense Department released the identities of two servicemembers killed recently supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom:
-- Marine Lance Cpl. Timothy W. Brown, 21, of Sacramento, Calif., died Nov. 14 while conducting combat operations in Iraq’s Anbar province. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.
-- Marine Lance Cpl. Kristopher C. Warren, 19, of Resaca, Ga., died Nov. 9 from a non-hostile incident in Anbar province. He was assigned to 4th Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Chattanooga, Tenn.
(Complied from Multinational Corps Iraq and Defense Department news releases.)