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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 233-08
March 24, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense today announced the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
            Staff Sgt. William R. Neil Jr., 38, of Holmdel, N.J., died March 21 in Sperwan Ghar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C.
 
            For more information in regard to this release the media can contact the U.S. Army Special Operations Command public affairs office at (910) 432-6005.

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