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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1047-08
December 30, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

 
            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. 
 
            Spc. Tony J. Gonzales, 20, of Newman, Calif., died Dec. 28 in Sadr City, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany.
 
            For more information media may contact the U.S. Army, Europe, public affairs office at 011-49-6221-57-5816 or 8694, or e-mail: ocpa.pi@eur.army.mil.

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