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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1412-07
December 18, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

           The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Pfc. Juctin R. P. McDaniel, 19, of Andover, N. H., died Dec. 17 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident in Taji, Iraq.  He was assigned to the 524th Combat Service Support Battalion, 45th Sustainment Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, Fort Shafter, Hawaii.
 
            The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.
 
            For more information the media may contact the 8th Theater Sustainment Command public affairs office at (808) 225-8933 or
(808) 438-0944.