DoD Announces Army Soldiers as Whereabouts Unknown

May 15, 2007

 The Department of Defense announced today the identities of four soldiers listed as Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown (DUSTWUN) while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.They have been unaccounted for since May 12 in Al Taqa, Iraq, when their patrol was attacked by enemy forces using automatic fire and explosives.They are assigned to the 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

Reported as DUSTWUN are:

 Sgt. Anthony J. Schober, 23, of Reno, Nev.

 Spc. Alex R. Jimenez, 25, of Lawrence, Mass.

 Pfc. Joseph J. Anzack Jr., 20, of Torrance, Calif.

 Pvt. Byron W. Fouty, 19, of Waterford, Mich.

 Search and recovery efforts are ongoing, and the incident is under investigation.