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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 989-06
October 03, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

         Cpl. Michael K. Oremus, 21, of Highland, N.Y., died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Oct. 2 after being shot by enemy forces. Oremus was assigned to the 57th Military Police Company, 8th Military Police Brigade, Seoul, Korea.

         For further information related to this release the media can contact Army public affairs office at (703) 692-2000.