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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 0023-08
January 09, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died Jan. 7 of wounds suffered when their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device in Laghar Juy, Afghanistan. 
 
            Killed were:
 
            Maj. Michael L. Green, 36, of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, who died in Laghar Juy, Afghanistan. He was assigned to Headquarters, V Corps, Heidelberg, Germany.
 
            Sgt. James K. Healy, 25, of Hesperia, Calif, who died at Jalalabad Airfield, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 703rd Explosive Ordnance Detachment, Fort Knox, Ky.
 
            For further information on Green, media may contact the V Corps public affairs office at (011) 49-6221-57-5816.
 
            For further information on Healy, media may contact the Fort Knox public affairs office at (502) 624-4413.