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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 662-08
August 05, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
            Sgt. Jaime Gonzalez, Jr., 40, of Austin, Texas, died Aug. 3 in Kabul, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when his vehicle encountered a mine. He was assigned to the 436th Chemical Company, Texas Army National Guard, Laredo, Texas.
 
            For more information media may contact the Texas National Guard public affairs office at (512) 782-6045.