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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1010-06
October 10, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

         The Department of Defense announced today the death of four soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died in Taji, Iraq, on Oct. 4 after being attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire and other weapons. All four soldiers were assigned to the 7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

         Killed were:

         Pfc. Dean R. Bright, 32, of Roseburg, Oregon.

         Spc. Timothy R. Burke, 24, of Hollywood, Fla.

        Staff Sgt. Christopher O. Moudry, 31, of Baltimore, Md.

         Spc. George R. Obourn Jr., 20, of Creve Coeur, Ill.

         For further information related to this release the media can contact the Fort Hood public affairs office at (254) 287-9993.

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