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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 339-04
April 19, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Spc. Dennis B. Morgan, 22, of Valentine, Neb., died April 17 in Iskandariyah, Iraq, when his armored personnel carrier hit an improvised explosive device. Morgan was assigned to the Army National Guards 153rd Engineer Battalion, Winner, S.D.

The incident is under investigation.

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