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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 759-04
August 09, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Pfc. David L. Potter, 22, of Johnson City, Tenn., died Aug. 7 in Baghdad, Iraq, of non-combat related injuries. Potter was assigned to the 115th Forward Support Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

The incident is under investigation.

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