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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1078-07
September 05, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

               The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Sgt. Kevin A. Gilbertson, 24, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died Aug. 31 in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit during combat operations Aug. 29 in Ramadi, Iraq. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 77th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.
 
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