You have reached a collection of archived material.

The content available is no longer being updated and may no longer be applicable as a result of changes in law, regulation and/or administration. If you wish to see the latest content, please visit the current version of the site.

For persons with disabilities experiencing difficulties accessing content on archive.defense.gov, please use the DoD Section 508 Form. In this form, please indicate the nature of your accessibility issue/problem and your contact information so we can address your issue or question.

United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

News Release

Press Operations Bookmark and Share

News Release


IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 766-04
August 10, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a solider who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Capt. Andrew R. Houghton, 25, of Houston, Texas, died on Aug. 9 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., of injuries sustained on July 10 in Ad Dhuha, Iraq, when a rocket propelled grenade detonated near his vehicle. Houghton was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.

The incident is under investigation.

For further information related to this release, please contact Army Public Affairs at (703) 692-2000.

Additional Links

Stay Connected