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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1207-07
October 11, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Staff Sgt. Eric T. Duckworth, 26, of Plano, Texas, died Oct. 10 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.  He was assigned to the 759th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Carson, Colo.
 
            For more information related to this release the media may contact the Fort Carson public affairs office at (719) 526-4143; after hours (719) 526-5500.

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