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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 133-07
February 05, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

 
            The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Jan. 30 at Ramadi, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations. They were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 77th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.
 
            Killed were:
 
                        Sgt. Corey J. Aultz, 31, of Port Orchard, Wash.
 
                        Sgt. Milton A. Gist Jr., 27, of St Louis.
 
            For further information in regard to this release the media can contact the 1st Armored Division public affairs office at 011-49-0611-705-4859.

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