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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 866-03
November 18, 2003

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

            Chief Warrant Officer Alexander S. Coulter, 35, of Tenn, was killed on Nov. 17 in Baqubah, Iraq.   Coulter was in a convoy traveling to Tikrit when his vehicle ran over an improvised explosive device.  The soldier died of his injuries.

 

            Coulter was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 124th Signal Battalion, 4th Infantry Division (Mech), Fort Hood, Texas.

 

            The incident is under investigation.