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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 727-09
September 17, 2009

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

                The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died Sept. 16 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their vehicle Sept. 15 with an improvised explosive device.  They were assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C. 

 

                Killed were:

 

                Sgt. 1st Class Bradley S. Bohle, 29, of Glen Burnie, Md.;

 

                Sgt. 1st Class Shawn P. McCloskey, 33, of Peachtree City, Ga.; and

 

                Staff Sgt. Joshua M. Mills, 24, of El Paso, Texas.

 

                For more information media may contact the U.S. Army Special Operations Command public affairs office at (910) 432-6005; after hours (910) 689-6187, or visit http://news.soc.mil .