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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 542-08
June 27, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

             The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died June 25 in Mosul, Iraq, from wounds suffered when their vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device on June 24. They were assigned to the 1st Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.
 
            Killed were:
 
            Sgt. Alejandro A. Dominguez, 24, of San Diego, Calif.
 
            Spc. Joel A. Taylor, 20, of Pinetown, N.C.
 
            Spc. James M. Yohn, 25, of Highspire, Pa.
 
            For more information media may contact the Fort Hood public affairs office at (254) 287-9993; after hours (254) 291-2591.