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

  No. 788-07

DoD Identifies Army Casualties


The Department of Defense announced today the death of five soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died June 21 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle. They were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.

Killed were:

Sgt. Alphonso J. Montenegro II, 22, of Far Rockaway, N.Y.

Sgt. Ryan M. Wood, 22, of Oklahoma City.

Pfc. Daniel J. Agami, 25, of Coconut Creek, Fla.

Pfc. Anthony D. Hebert, 19, of Lake City, Minn.

Pfc. Thomas R. Leemhuis, 23, of Binger, Okla.

For more information related to this release the media may contact the U.S. Army, V Corps, public affairs office at 011-49-6221-57-5812.

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