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Release No: 783-03
October 24, 2003

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today that Capt. John R. Teal, 31, of Mechanicsville, Va., was killed on Oct. 23 in Baqubah, Iraq.  Teal was in a convoy when an improvised explosive device exploded.  He died of injuries sustained in the explosion.


            Teal was assigned to 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


            The incident is under investigation.

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