The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation New Dawn.
Spc. Jose A. Torre, Jr., 21, of
, died Jan.15 in Garden Grove, Calif. , of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a rocket-propelled grenade. He was assigned to the Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Baghdad, Iraq Fort Riley, Kan.
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