The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Spc. Lance C. Springer II, 23, of Fort Worth, Texas, died Mar. 23 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit while on combat patrol. He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.
For further information on this soldier, contact the U.S. Army Alaska public affairs office at (907) 384-1524.