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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 558-05
June 05, 2005

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

They were killed on June 3 at Forward Operating Base Orgun-E in Afghanistan when their convoy vehicle was struck by an improvised expolsive device. They were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C.

The soldiers are:

Staff Sgt. Leroy E. Alexander, 27, of Dale City, Va.

Cpt. Charles D. Robinson, 29, of Haddon Heights, N. J.

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

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