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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 343-05
April 08, 2005

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

 

Spc. Glenn J. Watkins, 42, of Carlsbad, Calif., died April 5 in Baghdad, Iraq, when a vehicle-born improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle. Watkins was assigned to the Army National Guards 1st Battalion, 161st Infantry, Kent, Wash.

 

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