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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 782-11
September 12, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Staff Sgt. Daniel A. Quintana, 30, of Huntington Park, Calif., died Sept. 10 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.  He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade, Schweinfurt, Germany.

            For more information the media may contact the U.S. Army Europe public affairs office at ocpa.pi@eur.army.mil or 011-49-6221-57-5815.

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