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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 961-06
September 26, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

       The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

       Staff Sgt. Carlos Dominguez, 57, of Savannah, Ga., died of injuries suffered in Taji, Iraq, on Sept.23, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations. Dominguez was assigned to the 414th Civil Affairs Battalion, Utica, N.Y.

       For further information related to this release can contact the Army Special Operations Command public affairs office at (910) 432-6005.