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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 885-04
September 10, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Sgt. James D. Faulkner, 23, of Clarksville, Ind., died Sept. 8 in Baghdad when his military vehicle hit an improvised explosive device. Faulkner was assigned to the 20th Engineer Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

The incident is under investigation.

For more information related to this release, call Army Public Affairs at (703) 692-2000.

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