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Release No: 397-05
April 26, 2005

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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


Spc. Robert W. Defazio, 21, of West Babylon, N.Y., died April 24 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of non-combat related injuries. Defazio was assigned to the 23rd Ordnance Company, Miesau, Germany.


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

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