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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 158-03
March 26, 2003

DOD ANNOUNCES STATUS OF 507TH SOLDIERS

The Department of Defense announced today the status of 507th Maintenance Company soldiers who were ambushed March 23 by enemy forces in Iraq.

Dead are:

Spc. Jamaal R. Addison, 22, of Roswell, Ga.

Pfc. Howard Johnson II, 21, of Mobile, Ala.

Listed as Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown are:

Master Sgt. Robert J. Dowdy, 38, of Cleveland, Ohio

Pvt. Ruben Estrella-Soto, 18, of El Paso, Texas

Spc. James M. Kiehl, 22, of Des Moines, Iowa

Pfc. Jessica D. Lynch, 19, of Palestine, W.Va.

Chief Warrant Officer Johnny Villareal Mata, 35, of El Paso, Texas

Pfc. Lori Ann Piestewa, 23, of Tuba City, Ariz.

Pvt. Brandon Ulysses Sloan, 19, of Bedford, Ohio

Sgt. Donald Ralph Walters, 33, of Salem, Ore.

Listed as Prisoner of War are:

Spc. Edgar Adan Hernandez, 21, of Mission, Texas

Spc. Joseph Neal Hudson, 23, of Alamogordo, N.M.

Spc. Shoshana Nyree Johnson, 30, of El Paso, Texas

Pfc. Patrick Wayne Miller, 23, of Walter, Kan.

Sgt. James Joseph Riley, 31, of Pennsauken, N.J.

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