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Capt. Robert J. Yllescas of Lincoln, Neb., died Dec. 1, 2008

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Capt. Robert J. Yllescas of Lincoln, Neb., died Dec. 1, 2008

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Surnames: Yllescas
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IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 998-08
December 03, 2008
DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Capt. Robert J. Yllescas, 31, of Lincoln, Neb., died Dec. 1 at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., of wounds suffered Oct. 28 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit at Combat Outpost Keating, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

For more information media may contact the Fort Hood public affairs office at (254) 287-9993; after hours (254) 287-2520.

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