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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 804-05
August 07, 2005

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died on Aug. 4, in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, when their vehicle left the road and went into a river. The soldiers were assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga.

 

Killed were:

 

Pvt. 1st Class Damian J. Garza, 19, of Odessa, Texas.

 

Pvt.John M. Henderson Jr., 21, of Columbus, Ga.

 

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