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Release No: 277-05
March 21, 2005

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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


Sgt. Paul W. Thomason, III, 37, of Talbot, Tenn., died Mar. 20 in Kirkuk, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. Thomason was assigned to the Army National Guards 2nd Squadron, 278th Regimental Combat Team, Greeneville, Tenn.


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

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