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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 181-04
March 15, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Spc. Jocelyn L. Carrasquillo, 28, of Wrightsville Beach, N.C., died March 13, on the main supply route in Iraq, when an improvised explosive device hit his vehicle. Spc. Carrasquillo was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 120th Infantry Regiment, Army National Guard, from Wilmington, N.C.

The incident is under investigation.

For further information related to this release, contact Army Public Affairs at (703) 692-2000.

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