The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation New Dawn.
Spc. Andrew E. Lara, 25, of Albany, Ore., died April 27, of a noncombat related incident, in Babil province, Iraq. He was assigned to F Company, 145th Brigade Support Battalion, attached to the 3rd Battalion, 116th Cavalry Regiment.
For more information, please contact the Oregon National Guard public affairs office at 503-584-3885.