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Release No: 621-05
June 17, 2005

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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


Spc. Anthony S. Cometa, 21, of Las Vegas, Nev., died June 16 in Safwan, Kuwait, when his HMMWV rolled over. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1864th Transportation Company, 106th Transportation Battalion, Henderson, Nev.


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

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