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Release No: 714-06
July 26, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Spc. Dennis K. Samson Jr., 24, of Hesperia, Mich., died on July 24 in Taqaddum, Iraq, of injuries sustained by enemy small arms fire.  Samson was assigned to 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.


            Media with questions about this soldier can contact the Fort Campbell public affairs office at (270) 798-3025.

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