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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 271-04
April 07, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Sgt. Gerardo Moreno, 23, of Terrell, Texas, died April 6, in Ashula, Iraq, when individuals who fired a rocket-propelled-grenade attacked his unit. Moreno was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

The incident is under investigation.

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