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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 026-07
January 11, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

            Pfc. Ming Sun, 20, of Cathedral City, Calif., died Jan. 9 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire during combat patrol operations.  Sun was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

 

            For more information in regard to this release the media can contact the Fort Carson public affairs office at (719) 526-3420; after hours call (719) 526-5500.