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Release No: 987-03
December 29, 2003

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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


     Sgt. Curt E. Jordan, Jr., 25, of Green Acres, Wash., died on Dec. 28 near Bayji, Iraq.  Jordan died of non-combat injuries.  Jordan was assigned to the 14th Combat Engineer Battalion (Corps) (Wheeled), 555th Combat Engineer Group, based in Fort Lewis, Wash.


     This incident is under investigation.