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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1133-04
November 11, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Staff Sgt. Todd R. Cornell, 38, of West Bend, Wis., died November 9 in Fallujah, Iraq, when acting in an advisory support capacity and his Iraqi unit came under attack by enemy forces using small arms fire. Cornell was assigned to the Army Reserve's 1st Battalion, 339th Infantry Regiment, Fraser, Mich.

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