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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 042-11
January 17, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

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

              They died Jan. 15 in Mosul, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an Iraqi soldier from the unit with which they were training shot them with small arms fire.  They were assigned to the 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

             Killed were:

             Sgt. Michael P. Bartley, 23, of Barnhill, Ill.

            Spc. Martin J. Lamar, 43, of Sacramento, Calif.

             For more information on this release, media may contact the Fort Hood public affairs office at 254-287-9993.

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