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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1073-07
September 03, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

           The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was
supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Pvt. Justin T. Sanders, 22, of Watson, La., died Aug. 29 in Taji, Iraq, in a non-combat related incident.  He was assigned to the 2d Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.
 
            The circumstances surrounding the death are under investigation.
 
            For more information related to this release, the media may contact the Fort
Hood public affairs office at (254) 287-9993; after hours (254) 291-2591.

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