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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1306-04
December 17, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Spc. Victor A. Martinez, 21, from Bronx, N.Y., died Dec. 14 south of Baghdad, Iraq, from a gunshot wound. Martinez was assigned to the 364th Supply Company, 264th Corps Support Battalion, 1st Corps Support Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.

The incident is under investigation.

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

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