The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Spc. Christopher J. Holland, 26, of Brunswick, Ga., was killed on Dec. 17 in Baghdad, Iraq. Holland was part of a dismounted patrol when his unit was ambushed with small arms fire. He died as a result of his injuries. Holland was assigned to Battery A, 4th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Division, based in Smith Barracks, Germany.
The incident is under investigation.