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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 911-12
November 16, 2012

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Staff Sgt. Rayvon Battle Jr., 25, of Rocky Mount, N.C., died Nov. 13, in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to the 38th Engineer Company, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. 

            For more information related to this release, media may contact the 7th Infantry Division public affairs office at 253-477-5602 or 253-477-0173/0174.  After 5 p.m. PST, call 253-477-5543 and ask for the 7th Infantry Division public affairs officer on call.

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