The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Spc. Arturo Huerta-Cruz, 23, of Clearwater, Fla., died April 14 in Tuz, Iraq, of wounds sustained when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 10th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.
For further information media may contact the Fort Drum public affairs office, (315) 772-8286, or go to: www.drum.army.mil/sites/installation/pao.