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Release No: 784-03
October 24, 2003

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today that Sgt. Michael S. Hancock, 29, of Yreka, Calif., was killed on Oct. 24 in Mosul, Iraq.  Hancock was on guard duty when he was shot. He died of his injuries.


            Hancock was assigned to 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Campbell, Ky.


            The incident is under investigation. 



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