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Release No: 677-04
July 14, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Spc. Juan M. Torres, 25, of Houston, Texas, died July 12 in Bagram, Afghanistan, of non-combat related injuries. Torres was assigned to the 453rd Transportation Company, U.S. Army Reserve, Houston, Texas.

The incident is under investigation.

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

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