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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 745-07
June 14, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
Spc. Damon G. LeGrand, 27, of Lakeside, Calif., died June 12 in Baqubah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with anti-tank mines, rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire in Baghdad, Iraq. He was assigned to the 571st Military Police Company, 504th Military Police Battalion, 42nd Military Police Brigade, Fort Lewis, Wash.
 
              For more information related to this release the media may contact the Fort Lewis public affairs office at (253) 967-0152 or (253) 967-0147.