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Release No: 292-09
May 02, 2009

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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


                Sgt. Christopher D. Loza, 24, of Abilene, Texas, died Apr. 10, 2009, at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., of a non-combat related illness after becoming ill 17 March in Radwaniyah, Iraq. He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 124th Cavalry Regiment, 56th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 36th Infantry Division, Waco, Texas.


                For more information media may contact the Texas National Guard public affairs office at 512-782-5050, or email: paotx@tx.ngb.army.mil.


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