The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Spc. Rachael L. Hugo, 24, of Madison, Wis., died Oct. 5 in Bayji, Iraq, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked her unit using an improvised explosive device and small arms fire. She was assigned to the 303rd Military Police Company, 97th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, U.S. Army Reserve, Jackson, Mich.
For more information related to this release, the media may contact the Army Reserve 88th Regional Readiness Command public affairs office at (612) 290-0517.