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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 758-03
October 16, 2003

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of Spc. James E. Powell, 26, of Radcliff, Ky., who was killed on October 12 in Baji, Iraq.  Powell was killed when his M2/A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle struck an enemy anti-tank mine.  He died as a result of his injuries.

            Powell was assigned to B Company, 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, based in Fort Hood, Texas.