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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 435-09
June 19, 2009

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Sgt. Joshua W. Soto, 25, of San Angelo, Texas, died June 16 in Iraq of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 77th Armor Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss Texas.
 
            For more information the media may contact the Fort Bliss public affairs office at (915) 568-4505.

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