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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 0073-08
January 28, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

         The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
         Staff Sgt. Robert J. Wilson, 28, of Boynton Beach, Fla., died Jan. 26 of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was conducting a dismounted patrol in Baghdad, Iraq. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.
 
         For more information media may contact the Fort Campbell public affairs office at (270) 798-9966.