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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 945-04
September 23, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Sgt. Brandon E. Adams, 22, of Hollidaysburg, Pa., died Sept.19 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., of injuries sustained in Fallujah, Iraq, on Feb. 16 when a grenade exploded as he was clearing a house. Adams was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

The incident is under investigation.

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

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