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Release No: 579-05
June 10, 2005

DoD Identifies Department of the Army Civilian Casualty

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


Ms. Linda J. Villar, 41, of Franklinton, La., died June 3 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries sustained when a mortar struck her forward operating base. Villar worked for the U.S. Army Field Support Command, Fort Stewart, Ga.


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

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