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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1251-07
October 26, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Staff Sgt. Robin L. Towns Sr., 52, of Portsmouth, Va., died Oct 24 in Bayji, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations. He was assigned to the 275th Military Police Company, 372nd Military Police Battalion, Washington, D.C. National Guard.
 
            For more information related to this release, the media may contact the D.C. National Guard public affairs office at (202) 685-9862/9861.

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