The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Sgt. Alfred G. Paredez Jr., 32, of Las Vegas, Nev., died Nov. 20 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.
For further information on this soldier, contact the Fort Hood public affairs office at (254) 287-9993; after hours (254) 291-2591.