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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 757-04
August 09, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Spc. Joshua I. Bunch, 23, of Hattiesburg, Miss., died Aug. 6 in Baghdad, Iraq, when individuals using small arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades attacked his vehicle. Bunch was assigned to the 91st Engineer Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

The incident is under investigation.

Forfurther information related to this release, please contactArmy Public Affairs at (703) 692-2000.

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