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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 538-07
May 05, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.  They died May 3 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of wounds sustained when their armored personnel carrier was struck by an improvised explosive device.  They were assigned to Company B, 321st Engineer Battalion of the U.S. Army Reserve, Hayden Lake, Idaho.

            Killed were:

            Staff Sgt. Coby G. Schwab, 25, of Puyallup, Wash.

            Cpl. Kelly B. Grothe, 21, of Spokane, Wash.

            For additional information on these soldiers, contact the Army Reserve 70th Regional Readiness Command public affairs office at (206) 281-3026.

 

 

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