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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 180-06
March 01, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.  They died in Baghdad, Iraq on Feb. 26, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV during patrol operations.  Both soldiers were assigned to the 1st Squadron, 71st Cavalry, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division of Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

            Killed were:

 

            Spc. Clay P. Farr, 21, of Bakersfield, Calif.

 

            Spc. Joshua U. Humble, 21, of Appleton, Maine.

 

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