IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DoD Identifies Army Casualties


The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.  They died Nov. 12 of injuries sustained from an improvised explosive device in Bagram, Afghanistan.  The soldiers were assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Sustainment Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Killed were:

          Sgt. John W. Perry, 30, of Stockton, California

          Pfc. Tyler R. Iubelt, 20, of Tamaroa, Illinois

For more information regarding Sgt. Perry and Pfc. Iubelt, media may contact the Fort Hood public affairs office at 254-287-9993.