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Release No: 685-03
September 17, 2003

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today that Spc. Alyssa R. Peterson, 27, of Flagstaff, Ariz., died on Sept. 15 in Telafar, Iraq.  Peterson died from a non-combat weapons discharge.


            Peterson was assigned to C Company, 311th Military Intelligence Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.


            The incident is under investigation.


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