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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1109-04
November 05, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Spc. Cody L. Wentz, 21, of Williston, N. D., died November 4 in Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle while on patrol. Wentz was assigned to the Army National Guards 141st Engineer Battalion,Williston, N.D.

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