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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 962-03
December 18, 2003

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

 

            Spc. Christopher J. Holland, 26, of Brunswick, Ga., was killed on Dec. 17 in Baghdad, Iraq.  Holland was part of a dismounted patrol when his unit was ambushed with small arms fire.  He died as a result of his injuries.  Holland was assigned to Battery A, 4th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Division, based in Smith Barracks, Germany.

 

            The incident is under investigation.