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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 766-09
October 03, 2009

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

                The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Sgt. Roberto D. Sanchez, 24 of Satellite Beach, Fla., died Oct. 1 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield Ga.

 

                For more information media may contact the U.S. Army Special Operations Command public affairs office at (910) 689-6187.