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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 625-11
July 18, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation New Dawn.

            Spc. Daniel L. Elliott, 21, of Youngsville, N.C., died July 15 in Basra, Iraq, when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 290th Military Police Brigade, 200th Military Police Command, Cary, N.C.

            For more information, the media may contact the 200th Military Police Command public affairs office at 301-677-1079.

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