The Department of Defense announced today the death of five soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died June 21 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle. They were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.
Sgt. Alphonso J. Montenegro II, 22, of Far Rockaway, N.Y.
Sgt. Ryan M. Wood, 22, of Oklahoma City.
Pfc. Daniel J. Agami, 25, of Coconut Creek, Fla.
Pfc. Anthony D. Hebert, 19, of Lake City, Minn.
Pfc. Thomas R. Leemhuis, 23, of Binger, Okla.
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