Monday, October 31, 2005

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

No. 1121-05 Oct 31, 2005
DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Col. William W. Wood, 44, of Panama City, Fla. , died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Oct. 27, when he was directing security operations in response to the detonation of an improvised explosive device. During this response, a second improvised explosive device detonated near his position. Wood was a regular Army soldier assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 184th Infantry Regiment, Modesto, Calif.
For further information related to this release, contact Army Public Affairs at (703) 692-2000.

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