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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 514-04
May 27, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died May 25 in Fallujah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device hit their patrol. Both soldiers were assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 62nd Air Defense Artillery, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y. Killed were:

Pfc. Richard H. Rosas, 21, of Saint Louis, Mich.

Spc. James P. Lambert, 23, of New Orleans, La.

The incident is under investigation.

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