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Release No: 454-13
June 20, 2013

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of four soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. 

            They died June 18, in Bagram, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with indirect fire.  

            Killed were: 

            Sgt. Justin R. Johnson, 25, of Hobe Sound, Fla, assigned to the 10th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade, Fort Eustis, Va., 

            Spc. Ember M. Alt, 21, of Beech Island, S.C., 

            Spc. Robert W. Ellis, 21, of Kennewick, Wash., and  

            Spc. William R. Moody, 30, of Burleson, Texas, all assigned to 68th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 43rd Sustainment Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo. 

            For more information on Sgt. Johnson, media may contact Joint-Base Langley-Eustis public affairs at 757-878-4920, or after normal business hours at 757-878-5050. 

            For more information on Spc. Moody, Spc. Alt, or Spc. Ellis, media may contact the Fort Carson public affairs office at 719-526-4143/7525, or after hours at 719-526-5500.

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