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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 974-10
October 25, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Spc. Steven L. Dupont, 20, of Lafayette, La., died Oct. 24 at Rangrizan, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany.

            For more information, the media may contact the U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army public affairs office at 011 49 6221 57 3369 or ocpa.pi@eur.army.mil .

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