February 12, 2008

San Leandro Soldier Killed in Iraq

Michael T. ManibogSan Leandro resident and US Army Specialist Michael T. Manibog, 31, was killed on February 8, 2008, when his vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in Taji, Iraq, according to a press release from the Department of Defense. Manibog was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, based at Schofield Barracks in Hawaii.

Manibog grew up in San Leandro and graduated from San Leandro High School in 1996. He leaves a nine-year-old son. Click here for Manibog's MySpace page.

San Francisco Chronicle and Daily Review coverage.

Posted by Mike Katz-Lacabe at February 12, 2008 10:24 PM | TrackBack
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