The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Spc. Brian J. Kubik, 20, of Harker Heights, Texas, died on Aug 5 in Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries suffered on Aug 2 when his unit encountered enemy small arms fire in Baghdad, Iraq. Kubik was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.
Media with questions about this soldier can contact the Fort Campbell public affairs office at (270) 798-3025.