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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 874-04
September 08, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Sgt. Shawna M. Morrison, 26, of Champaign, Ill. died Sept. 5 in Baghdad, Iraq, during a mortar attack. Morrison was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1544th Transportation Company, Paris, Ill.

The incident is under investigation.

For further information on this release, call Army Public Affairs at (703) 692-2000.