DoD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died November 5th in Jelewar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device. The soldiers were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.
Spc. Aaron S. Aamot, 22, of Custer, Wash
Spc. Gary L. Gooch Jr., 22, of Ocala, Fla
For more information media may contact the Fort Lewis public affairs office at 253-967-0147 or 253-967-0152.
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Spc. Tony Carrasco Jr., 25, of Berino, N.M., died November 4th in Ad Dawr, Iraq, of a gunshot wound suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.
For more information media may contact the Fort Riley public affairs office at 785-239-3410 or 785-239-3033.
U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) 9 November 09, 2009