No. 1255-07 October 27, 2007
DoD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died of wounds sustained when they came in contact with enemy forces using RPG, machine gun and small arms fire during combat operations on October 25th, in Korengal Valley, Afghanistan. The soldiers were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy.
Sgt. Joshua C. Brennan, 22, of Ontario, Ore., who died Oct0ber 26th in Asadabad, Afghanistan
Spc. Hugo V. Mendoza, 29, of Glendale, Ariz., who died October 25th
For further information related to this release, contact the Southern European Task Force public affairs office at 011-39-0444-71-7011 or 011-39-0444-71-8020.
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