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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 608-08
July 17, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Staff Sgt. David W. Textor, 27, of Roanoke, Va., died Jul 15 in Mosul, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a vehicle incident. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Lewis, Wash.
 
            The incident is under investigation.
 
            For more information, media may contact the U.S. Army Special Operations Command public affairs office at (910) 432-6005, or visit the following Web site: http://news.soc.mil/ .