The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Pvt. Oscar Sauceda Jr., 21, of Del Rio, Texas, died May 22, in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.
For more information in regard to this release the media can contact the Fort Riley public affairs office at (785) 239-3410.