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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 327-04
April 15, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Staff Sgt. Victor A. Rosaleslomeli, 29, of Westminster, Calif., died April 13 in Iraq when an improvised explosive device exploded near his escort vehicle. Rosaleslomeli was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany.

The incident is under investigation.

For further information related to this release, contact Army Public Affairs at (703) 692-2000.