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DoD Identifies Recent Iraq, Afghanistan Casualties

American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2006 – The Defense Department has identified two soldiers and an airman killed earlier this week in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Army Pfc. Sean D. Tharp, 21, of Orlando, Fla., died March 28 in Baghdad from enemy small-arms fire when his unit was conducting dismounted patrol operations. Tharp was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.
  • Army Sgt. 1st Class John T. Stone, 52, of Norwich, Vt., died March 28 in Lashkagar, Afghanistan, from enemy mortar and small-arms attacks during combat operations. Stone was assigned to the Army National Guard's 15th Civil Support Team in South Burlington, Vt.
  • Air Force Tech. Sgt. Walter M. Moss Jr., 37, of Houston, was killed by a roadside bomb near Baghdad on March 29. Moss was assigned to the 366th Civil Engineer Squadron, Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho.

(Compiled from Defense Department news releases.)

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