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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1214-05
November 21, 2005

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Sgt. Dominic J. Sacco, 32, of Albany, N.Y., died in Taji, Iraq, on Nov. 20, when his M1A1 Abrams tank was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire. Sacco was assigned to the Army's 1st Battalion, 13th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

For further information related to this release, contact Army Public Affairs at (703) 692-2000.

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