The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Sgt. Tracy R. Birkman, 41, of New Castle, Va., died Jan. 25 in Owesat, Iraq, from non-combat related injuries. She was assigned to the 626th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.
The incident is under investigation.
For more information related to this release, the media may contact the Fort Campbell public affairs office at (270) 798-9966.