The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Spc. Chad E. Marsh, 20, of Wichita, Kan., died Feb. 17 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when a grenade detonated near him during combat operations. Marsh was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.
For more information in regard to this release the media can contact the 1st Armored Division public affairs office at 011-49-611-705-4859.
CORRECTION: Feb. 23, 2011 -- Spc. Marsh’s date of death is corrected from Feb. 18.