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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 406-08
May 12, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Sgt. Joseph A. Ford, 23, of Knox, Ind., died May 10 in Al Asad, Iraq, of injuries suffered in a vehicle accident. He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 152nd Cavalry Regiment, 76th Brigade Combat Team, Indiana National Guard, New Albany, Ind.
 
            The incident is under investigation.
 
            For more information media may contact the Indiana National Guard public affairs office at (317) 247-3222.

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