DOD Identifies Army Casualty, July 11, 2011

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–July 11, 2011.  The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation New Dawn.

Sgt. Steven L. Talamantez, 34, of Laredo, Texas, died July 10, in Al Amarah, Iraq, of injuries suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with indirect fire.  He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Source: defense.gov