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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1216-06
November 30, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died Nov. 28 in Logar, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.  Both soldiers were assigned to the 230th Military Police Company, 95th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade, Kaiserslautern, Germany.

 

            Killed were:

 

            Staff Sgt. Michael A. Shank, 31 of Bonham, Texas.

 

            Spc. Jeffrey G. Roberson, 22, of Phelan, Calif.

 

            For further information related to this release the media can contact the 21st Theater Support Command Public Affairs Office at 011-49-631-413-8184.

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