Soldier Death

Military officials say Captain John Kurth died Saturday when a roadside bomb exploded in Tikrit.

The 31 year-old Columbus natice was assigned to the first battalion, 18th infantry regiment based in Germany.

Kurth is the twelfth Wisconsin soldier to die in the war in Iraq.


WEAU 13 NEWS 1907 S. Hastings Way Eau Claire, WI 54701 By Phone: Main Number (715) 835-1313 and (715) 832-3474. Tip Line (715) 839-WEAU - (715) 839-9328 Sports Line (715) 852-1537
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 649096 - weau.com/a?a=649096
Gray Television, Inc.