The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Sgt. Jacob D. Dones, 21, of Dimmitt, Texas, died in Hit, Iraq, on Oct. 20, when his forward operating base was attacked by enemy forces using indirect fire. Dones was assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, Calif.
For further information related to this release, contact Army Public Affairs at (703) 692-2000.