The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Sgt. Bruce E. Horner, 43, or Newport News, Va., died June 1 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire. He was assigned to the 127th Military Police Company, 709th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade, 21st Theater Support Command, Fliegerhorst, Germany.
For more information related to this release the media may contact the 21st Theater Support Command public affairs office at 011-49-631-413-8184.