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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 610-07
May 18, 2007

DoD Announces Change-In-Status Of Army Soldier

            The Department of Defense today announced the death of a soldier supporting Operation Iraq Freedom, who was previously listed as Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown (DUSTWUN). 
 
            Sgt. Anthony J. Schober, 23, of Reno, Nev., died on May 12 in Al Taqa, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his patrol was attacked by enemy forces using automatic fire and explosives.  He was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.
 
            For further information contact the Fort Drum public affairs office at (315) 772-8286.