The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Sgt. Christopher S. Potts, 38, of Tiverton, R.I., died Oct. 3 in Taji, Iraq, as his unit was conducting traffic control operations and enemy forces attacked them using small arms fire. Potts was assigned to the Army National Guards 1st Battalion, 103rd Field Artillery Regiment, Providence, R.I.
For further information related to this release, contact Army Public Affairs at (703) 692-2000.