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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 217-03
April 08, 2003

DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTIES

The Department of Defense identified today three soldiers who were killed in action while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They are:

Staff Sgt. Lincoln D. Hollinsaid, 27, B Company, 11th Engineer Battalion, Fort Stewart, Ga., of Malden, Ill., was killed by enemy fire on April 7, 2003, in Iraq.

Pfc. Gregory P. Huxley, Jr., 19, B Company, 3rd Battalion, 17th Engineer Battalion, Fort Benning, Ga., of Forestport, N.Y., was killed by enemy fire on April 6, 2003, in Iraq.

Staff Sgt. Stevon A. Booker, 34, A Company, 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, Fort Stewart, Ga., of Apollo, Pa., was killed by enemy fire during a raid into Baghdad on April 5, 2003, in Iraq.