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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 559-06
June 16, 2006

DoD Announces Army Casualty

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

Sgt. Roger P. Pena Jr., 29, of San Antonio, Texas, died in Musa Qulah, Afghanistan, on June 14, when his convoy came under enemy small arms fire during combat operations.  Pena was assigned to the 10th Sustainment Brigade, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y. 

Media with questions about this soldier can call the 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs Office at (315) 772-7634.

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