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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 061-96
February 05, 1996

FATALITY IN BOSNIA MINE INCIDENT IDENTIFIED

The Department of Defense has released the name of the soldier who died in Bosnia as a result of an apparent mine detonation. He was Sgt. 1st Class Donald A. Dugan, 38. His home of record was Belle Center, Ohio. Dugan was assigned to the A Troop, 1-1 Cavalry 1st Armored Division, Budingen, Germany.

Dugan had been manning a check point near Gradacac, approximately 40 kilometers north of Tuzla. The incident occurred about 3:45 p.m. (9:45 a.m. EST) February 3, 1996.