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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 867-08
October 14, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

                The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

                Spc. Geoffrey G. Johnson, 28, of Lubbock, Texas, died on Oct. 12 of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident in Baghdad, Iraq.  He was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Division Special Troops Battalion, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

                The incident is under investigation.

                For more information, media may contact the Fort Hood public affairs office at  (254) 287-9993 and after hours at (254) 291-2591.