The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Staff Sgt. Taft V. Williams, 29, of New Orleans, La., was killed on August 12 near Ar Ramadi, Iraq. Williams was in a convoy when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device. Williams died of his injuries.
Williams was assigned to the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo.