The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation New Dawn. They died Jan. 2 in
, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device. They were assigned to the 1013th Engineer (Sapper) Company of the Puerto Rico Army National Guard, Taji, Iraq , Aguadilla Puerto Rico.
Sgt. Jose M. Cintron Rosado, 38, of Vega Alta,
Puerto Rico; and
Spc. Jose A. Delgado Arroyo, 41, of
, San Juan Puerto Rico.
For more information, media may contact the Puerto Rico National Guard at 787-289-1474.