The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Pfc. Robert H. Dembowski, 20, of Ivyland, Pa., died May 24 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
For more information in regard to this release the media can contact the 82nd Airborne Division public affairs office at (910) 432-0661.