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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 478-08
June 05, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casaulty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
Pfc. Joshua E. Waltenbaugh, 19, of Ford City, Pa., died June 3 in Taji, Iraq, of injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to the 4th Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.
 
This incident is under investigation.
 
For more information media may contact the Fort Hood public affairs office at (254) 287-9993; after hours (254) 291-2591.