The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
1st Lt. William E. Emmert, 36, of Lincoln, Tenn., died Feb. 24 in Mosul, Iraq, of wounds suffered when he was shot while participating in a local Iraqi Police function.
The incident is under investigation.
He was assigned to the 269th Military Police Company, 117th Military Police Battalion, Murfreesboro, Tenn.
For more information the media may contact Mr. Randy Harris, Tennessee National Guard at (615) 313-0662.