OIF Update, July 9, 2009: US Soldier Dies in Baghdad
Dispatches from the Front:
BAGHDAD, July 9, 2009 -- A Multi-National Division–Baghdad soldier died July 8 after being found unresponsive at a Coalition forces facility. The soldier’s name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
The names of deceased service members are announced through the U.S. Department of Defense Official Web site at http://www.defenselink.mil/ . The announcements are made on the Web site no earlier than 24 hours after notification of the service member’s primary next of kin.
MND-B will not release any additional details prior to notification of next of kin and official release by the DoD.
The incident and cause of death are currently under investigation.
(From a Multi-National Force - Iraq news release.)
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