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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 620-12
July 24, 2012

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

            They died July 22 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered from an enemy improvised explosive device.  They were assigned to the 508th Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

            Killed were:

            Pfc. Julian L. Colvin, 21, of Birmingham, Ala.,

            Staff Sgt. Richard L. Berry, 27, of Scottsdale, Ariz.

            For more information the media may contact the 82nd Airborne Division Public Affairs Office at 910-432-0661 or 910-813-3891.