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U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)
News Release

  No. 732-05
IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 19, 2005

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

 

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

 

      Staff Sgt. Jorge L. Pena-Romero, 29, of Fallbrook, Calif., died July 16 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improved explosive device detonated near his HMMWV while his unit was conducting a mounted patrol.  Pena-Romero was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, Calif. 

 

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

http://www.defenselink.mil/releases/2005/nr20050719-4083.html



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