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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 875-09
November 06, 2009

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

 

                Staff Sgt. Amy C. Tirador, 29, of Albany, N.Y., died Nov. 4 in Kirkush, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.  She was assigned to the 209th Military Intelligence Company, 1st Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

                The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.

 

                For more information media may contact the Fort Lewis public affairs office at 253-967-0152, 253-967-0147.

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