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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 852-03
November 16, 2003

DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY

           The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

Spc. Irving Medina, 22, of Middletown, N.Y., was killed on Nov.14 in Baghdad, Iraq. Medina was traveling in a convoy when it struck an improvised explosive device.

 

Medina was assigned to 4th Battalion, 1st Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

The incident is under investigation.

 

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