The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Capt. Shawn L. English, 35, of Westerville, Ohio, died Dec. 3 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations. He was assigned to the 577th Engineer Battalion, 1st Engineer Brigade, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.
For further information related to this release, contact the Fort Leonard Wood public affairs office at (573) 563-4013.