The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Pfc. David A. Wilkey Jr., 22, of Elkhart, Ind., died June 18 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit June 17 in Baghdad. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.
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