The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Spc. Maurice J. Johnson, 21, of Levittown, Pa., was killed on Nov. 1 in Mosul, Iraq. Johnson was riding in a high mobility multi-purpose wheeled vehicle when it was hit by an improvised explosive device. Johnson died as a result of his injuries.
Johnson was assigned to C Company, 501st Signal Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based in Fort Campbell, Ky.
The incident is under investigation.