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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 694-08
August 14, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
Cpl. James M. Hale, 23, of Naperville, Ill., died Aug. 13 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 978th Military Police Company, Fort Bliss, Texas.
 
For more information media may contact the Fort Bliss public affairs office at (915) 568-4505.