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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 684-05
July 06, 2005

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died on July 5, 2005, in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV during patrol operations. Both soldiers were assigned to 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo.

Killed were:

Staff Sgt. Scottie L. Bright, 36, of Jackson, Miss.

Cpl. Lyle J. Cambridge, 23, of Shiprock, N.M.

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