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Pvt. Oscar Sauceda Jr., Killed May 22, 2007

By Unknown | Media Relations Office, Public Affairs | April 25, 2009

Pvt. Oscar Sauceda Jr., 21, was killed by enemy small arms fire while conducting combat operations May 22 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Sauceda was an infantryman assigned to 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. Sauceda's home of record is Del Rio, Texas. He entered the Army in February 2006 and began serving with the1st Inf. Div. in July 2006. This was his first deployment in support of the Global War on Terrorism.

To date, 99 Soldiers from Fort Riley have died while serving in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.