The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Spc. Carl A. Eason, 29, of Lovelady, Texas, died Oct. 23 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. Eason was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany.
For further information related to this release the media can contact the 1st Armored Division public affairs office at 011-49-611-705-4862.