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Army Sgt. Dominic J. Sacco

Died November 20, 2005 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom


32, of Albany, N.Y.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 13th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kan.; killed Nov. 20 when his M1A1 Abrams tank was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire in Taji, Iraq.



Fort Riley soldier killed in Iraq

The Associated Press

FORT RILEY, Kan. — Sgt. Dominic J. Sacco, 32, of Albany, N.Y., was killed Sunday in Taji, Iraq, when he was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire, Fort Riley officials announced Monday.

Sacco was assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 13th Armor at Fort Riley as a tanker. While in Iraq, he served as tank commander.

He enlisted in March 1996 and came to Fort Riley November 1997.

This was Sacco’s second deployment to Iraq.

About 3,700 Fort Riley soldiers are deployed to Iraqi. Sacco is the 59th Fort Riley soldier to die in the Iraq war.

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