Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Army Casualty

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

Staff Sgt. Roberto Andrade Jr., 26, of Chicago, Ill., died Jan. 18 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device struck his vehicle. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 66th Armor, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

For more information the media may contact the Fort Hood public affairs office at (254) 287-9993; after hours (254) 291-2591.

1 comment:

miguel said...

R.I.P. ROBERT, FAMILY AND A GOOD FRIEND. WE WILL ALL MISS YOU VERY MUCH!!