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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 185-10
March 10, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died March 8 north of Al Kut, Iraq, of injuries sustained during a vehicle roll-over. They were assigned to the 203rd Brigade Support Battalion, attached to the 1st Battalion, 10th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga.
 
            Killed were:
 
            Sgt. Aaron M. Arthur, 25, of Lake City, S.C.
 
            Spc. Lakeshia M. Bailey, 23, of Columbus, Ga.
 
            For more information the media may contact the Fort Benning public affairs office at 706-545-6674.