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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 328-06
April 17, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Master Sgt. Clinton W. Cubert, 38, of Lawrenceburg, Ky., died on April 16, in the Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Lexington, Ky., of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations in Samarra, Iraq, on Sept. 11, 2005.  Cubert was assigned to the Army National Guard's 2113th Transportation Company, Paducah, Ky.

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