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Release No: 1000-05
October 03, 2005

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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


Staff Sgt. John G. Doles, 29, of Claremore, Okla., died in Shah Wali, Afghanistan, on Sept. 30, during patrol operations when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire. Doles was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, Vicenza, Italy.


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

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