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Release No: 813-09
October 19, 2009

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

                The Department of Defense announced today the death of four soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died Oct. 15 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device.  They were assigned to the 569th Mobility Augmentation Company, 4th Engineer Battalion, Fort Carson, Colo.


                Killed were:


                Staff Sgt. Glen H. Stivison, Jr., 34, of Blairsville, Pa.;


                Spc. Jesus O. Flores, Jr., 28, of La Mirada, Calif.;


                Spc. Daniel C. Lawson, 33, of Deerfield Beach, Fla.; and


                Pfc. Brandon M. Styer, 19, of Lancaster, Pa.


                For more information media may contact the Fort Carson public affairs office at (719) 526-7525; after hours (719) 526-5500.

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