The Department of Defense announced today the death of three Soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died in Balad, Iraq, on Oct. 19, when their HMMWV was struck by enemy indirect fire during patrol operations. The Soldiers were assigned to the 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.
Sgt. Arthur A. Mora Jr., 23, of Pico Rivera, Calif.
Spc. Russell H. Nahvi, 24, of Arlington, Texas.
Spc. Jose E. Rosario, 20, of St. Croix, Virgin Islands.
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