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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 979-08
November 24, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
Sgt 1st Class Miguel A. Wilson, 36, of Bonham, Texas, died Nov. 21 in Abu Sayf, Iraq, of injuries sustained during a rescue attempt of another soldier while their unit was conducting a dismounted reconnaissance mission. He was assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.
 
The incident remains under investigation.
 
For more information media may contact the Fort Hood public affairs office at (254) 287-9993 or 254-287-2520; after hours (254) 291-2591.

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