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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 709-06
July 25, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

 

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

 

            Sgt. David M. Hierholzer, 27, of Lewisburg, Tenn., died on July 24 in Pesch, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when his platoon encountered enemy forces small arms fire.  Hierholzer was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

           Media with questions about this soldier can contact the Fort Drum Public Affairs Office at (315) 772-5463.

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