Army Staff Sgt. Alberto V. Sanchez

Died June 24, 2006 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom

33, of Houston, Texas; assigned to 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.; died June 24 of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Balad, Iraq.