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Release No: 034-06
January 12, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Staff Sgt. Michael J. McMullen, 25, of Salisbury, Md., died at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 10 of injuries sustained in Ramadi, Iraq on Dec. 24, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his position.  McMullen was assigned to the Army National Guard's 243rd Engineer Company, Baltimore, Md.

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

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