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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1218-07
October 15, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

           The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            1st Lt. Thomas M. Martin, 27, of  Ward, Ark., died Oct 14 in Al Busayifi, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire during combat operations. He was assigned to 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.
 
            For more information related to this release, the media may contact the U.S. Army, Alaska  public affairs office at (907) 384-1542.

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