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Soldier Killed in Iraq; Previous Casualty Identified

American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2006 – A soldier assigned to 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division, died due to enemy action in Iraq's Anbar province June 3, military officials reported today.

The soldier's name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The Defense Department also announced today the identity of a soldier who was killed supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Army Pfc. Brett L. Tribble, 20, of Lake Jackson, Texas, died in Ramadi on June 3 of injuries suffered June 2 when a roadside bomb detonated near his Humvee. Tribble was assigned to the Army's 2nd Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Baumholder, Germany.

(Compiled from Multinational Force West and Defense Department news releases.)

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