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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 618-03
August 22, 2003

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today that Staff Sgt. Bobby C. Franklin, 38, of Mineral Bluff, Ga., was killed on Aug. 20 in Baghdad, Iraq.  Franklin died of injuries sustained by an improvised explosive device.

 

Franklin was assigned to the 210th Military Police Company, U.S. Army National Guard, Murphy N.C.