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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 953-08
November 14, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

 
            The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Nov. 12 in Mosul, Iraq, when an Iraqi Army soldier wearing a uniform approached them and opened fire.
 
            Killed were:
 
            Sgt. Jose Regalado, 23, of Los Angeles. He was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.
 
            Spc. Corey M. Shea, 21, of Mansfield, Mass. He was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.
 
            The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.
 
            For more information media may contact the Fort Hood public affairs office at (254) 287-9993; after hours (254) 291-2591.