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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 394-04
April 30, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Sgt. Adam W. Estep, 23, of Campbell, Calif., died April 29, in Baghdad, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade hit his patrol. Sgt. Estep was assigned to the Armys 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

The incident is under investigation.

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

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