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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 783-10
August 30, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

                The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

                 They died Aug. 29 at Nangahar, Afghanistan, of wound sustained when their military vehicle was struck by rocket propelled grenade on Aug. 28 at Nangahar, Afghanistan. 

                 Killed were:

                 Capt. Ellery R. Wallace, 33, of Utah. 

                 Pfc. Bryn T. Raver, 20, of Harrison, Ark.

                 Wallace was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

                 Raver was assigned to 1st Brigade Special Troop Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

                 For more information, the media may contact the Fort Campbell public affairs office at 270-798-3025.

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