Five Soldiers Killed in Iraq; Previous Casualties Identified
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, Mar. 26, 2007 Roadside bombs killed five U.S. soldiers in Iraq yesterday, and the Defense Department has identified two Marines who died earlier.
Four Task Force Lightning soldiers were killed and two others were wounded when a roadside bomb exploded near their patrol in Kiyala province.
A Multinational Division Baghdad soldier died and two others were wounded in a roadside-bomb explosion in a northwestern section of the Iraqi capital.
The soldiers’ names are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
Meanwhile, Defense Department officials today identified two Marines who died earlier in Iraq.
-- Cpl. Henry W. Bogrette, 21, of Richville, N.Y., died March 22 while conducting combat operations in Anbar province. He was assigned to Combat Logistics Battalion 6, 2nd Marine Corps Logistics Group, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
-- Lance Cpl. Trevor A. Roberts, 21, of Oklahoma City, Okla., died March 24 while conducting combat operations in Anbar province. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve’s 2nd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Oklahoma City, Okla.
(Compiled from Multinational Corps Iraq and Defense Department news releases.)