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Release No: 886-03
November 24, 2003

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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


            Spc. Josph L. Lister, 22, of Pleasanton, Kan., was killed on Nov. 20 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.   Lister was in a convoy when his vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device.   Lister was assigned to 1st Battalion, 34th Armored Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, based in Fort Riley, Kan.


            The incident is under investigation.

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