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Release No: 815-10
September 09, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

                 The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation New Dawn. 

                They died Sept. 7 at Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered in a shooting incident in Salah ad-Din province.  This incident is under investigation. 

                Killed were: 

                Sgt. Philip C. Jenkins, 26, of Decatur, Ind. 

                Pvt. James F. McClamrock, 22, of Huntersville, N.C. 

                They were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Advise and Assist Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. 

                For more information, the media may contact the 25th Infantry Division public affairs office at 808-655-6343.

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