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Release No: 038-04
January 20, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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


            Staff Sgt. Roland L. Castro, 26, of San Antonio, Texas, died Jan. 16, in Camp Cedar II, Iraq, of a non-hostile gunshot wound.  Castro was assigned to Battery A, 1st Battalion, 12th Field Artillery, based at Fort Sill, Okla.


            The incident is under investigation.

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