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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 602-03
August 15, 2003

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

     The Department of Defense announced today that Sgt. Steven W. White, 29, of Lawton, Okla., was killed on August 13 in Tikrit, Iraq.  White died of injuries sustained when his M113 armored personnel carrier hit an antitank mine.

     White was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment, based at Fort Hood, Texas.