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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1236-06
December 05, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. 
 
Pfc. Ross A. McGinnis, 19, of Knox, Pa., died Dec. 4 of injuries suffered when a grenade was thrown into his vehicle in Baghdad, Iraq. McGinnis was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.
 
              For further information related to this release the media can contact the 1st Armored Division public affairs office at 011-49-0611-705-4859.