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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 833-06
August 30, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Spc. Matthew E. Schneider, 23, of Gorham, N.H., died on Aug. 28, in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, from a non-combat related cause. Schneider was assigned to the 141st Signal Battalion, 1st Armored Division, Wiesbaden, Germany. 
 
            The incident is under investigation.
 
            For further information related to this release, contact the 1st Armored Division Public Affairs at 011-49-611-705-4862.

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