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Pentagon IDs slain soldiers

On Tuesday, the Pentagon identified the final four victims of Sunday's attack on a CH-47 Chinook helicopter near Fallujah, Iraq. Military officials, who identified 11 victims Monday, said then that 16 soldiers died, but on Tuesday the Army said 15 were killed.

Staff Sgt. Daniel Bader, 28, York, Neb. Assigned to the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Tiger Squadron, Fort Carson, Colo.

Spc. Brian Penisten, 28, Fort Wayne, Ind. Assigned to 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo.

Sgt. Joel Perez, 25, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Unit, Fort Sill, Okla.

Chief Warrant Officer Bruce A. Smith, 41, West Liberty, Iowa. Assigned to Detachment 1, Company F, 106th Aviation unit, Iowa National Guard.

_ ASSOCIATED PRESS

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