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Release No: 601-10
July 12, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

                 Sgt. Robert W. Crow, 42, of Kansas City, Mo., died July 10 in Paktika, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 203rd Engineer Battalion, Joplin, Mo.

                  For more information, the media may contact the Missouri National Guard public affairs office at 573-638-9846.

                  UPDATE:  July 14, 2010 – Spc. Crow was posthumously promoted to sergeant.


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