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Release No: 679-03
September 15, 2003

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.


Master Sgt. Kevin N. Morehead, 33, of Little Rock, Ark., and Sgt. 1st Class William M. Bennett, 35, of Seymour, Tenn., were killed on Sept. 12, in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.   Both soldiers died of wounds they received when their unit executed a raid on enemy forces.  The soldiers were assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, Fort Campbell, Ky. 


Sgt. Trevor A. Blumberg, 22, of Canton, Mich., was killed on Sept. 14 in Baghdad, Iraq.   Blumberg was on patrol when two improvised explosive devices struck his vehicle.  Blumberg was assigned to 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.


These incidents are under investigation.

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