Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–May 1, 2011. The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation New Dawn.
Pfc. Robert M. Friese, 21, of Chesterfield, Mich., died April 29 in Al Qadisiyah province, Iraq, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with a rocket propelled grenade. He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.