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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 480-04
May 18, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Sgt. James W. Harlan, 44, of Owensboro, Ky., died May 14 at Camp Anaconda, Iraq, when a suicide bomber detonated a car bomb next to his vehicle. Harlan was assigned to the Army Reserves 660th Transportation Company, 88th Regional Readiness Command, Zanesville, Ohio.

The incident is under investigation.

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