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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 920-03
December 08, 2003

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Spc. Arron R. Clark, 20, of Chico, Calif., was killed on Dec. 5 in Baghdad, Iraq.  Clark was on a convoy mission when an improvised explosive device detonated.  He died as a result of his injuries.  Clark was assigned to the 440th Signal Battalion, 22nd Signal Brigade, V Corps, based in Darmstadt, Germany.

            The incident is under investigation.