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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 198-09
March 27, 2009

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

 

                Staff Sgt. Raphael A. Futrell, 26, of Anderson, S.C., died March 25 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.  He was assigned to the 13th Military Police Detachment, 728th Military Police Battalion, 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

 

                The incident is under investigation.

 

                For more information related to this release, the media may contact the 8th Theater Sustainment Command public affairs at (808) 438-1000; or 8thTSCPAO@usarpac.army.mil .