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Release No: 847-03
November 13, 2003

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.


            Spc. Robert A. Wise, 21, of Tallahassee, Fla., was killed on Nov. 12 in Baghdad, Iraq.  Wise was on a mounted patrol when an improvised explosive device exploded.


            Wise was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment, 53rd Infantry Brigade, Florida National Guard, Tallahassee, Fla.


            The incident is under investigation.