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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 676-03
September 12, 2003

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today that Sgt. Henry Ybarra III, 32, of Austin, Texas, died on Sept. 11 in Balad, Iraq.  Ybarra was changing the tire on a Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck when the tire exploded.  Ybarra died of his injuries.

 

Ybarra was assigned to D Troop, 6th Squadron, 6th Cavalry, Illesheim, Germany.