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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 101-06
February 05, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Sgt. 1st Class Lance S. Cornett, 33, of London, Ky., died in the vicinity of Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on Feb. 3, of injuries sustained earlier that day while engaging enemy forces.  Cornett was assigned to the U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.

            For further information related to this release, contact Army Public Affairs at (703) 692-2000.