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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 478-10
June 10, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

               Sgt. Erick J. Klusacek, 22, of Calcium, N.Y., died June 8 at Gerda Serai, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.  He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

               For more information related to this release, the media may contact the Fort Campbell public affairs office at 270-798-3025.

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