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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 480-08
June 05, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died June 3 in Zormat, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device.
 
            Killed were:
 
            Maj. Scott A. Hagerty, 41, of Stillwater, Okla., who was assigned to the 451st Civil Affairs Battalion, Pasadena, Texas.
 
            Pfc. Derek D. Holland, 20, of Wind Gap, Pa., who was assigned to the 228th Brigade Support Battalion, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Bethlehem, Pa.
 
            For further information on Hagerty, media may contact the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command public affairs office at (910) 432-2035.
 
            For further information on Holland, media may contact the Pennsylvania Army National Guard public affairs office at (717) 861-8468.

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