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Soldiers Die in Iraq; DoD Identifies Earlier Casualties

American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22, 2006 – A roadside bomb killed a U.S. soldier, and a soldier from the same unit died in a separate incident yesterday, military officials reported today.

A soldier from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, was killed and three others were wounded in a roadside bomb blast in Salah Ad Din province. Another 3rd BCT soldier died yesterday of a non-battle injury in the same province, officials said.

The soldiers’ names are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Meanwhile, the Defense Department has identified two servicemembers who died earlier:

-- Army Spc. Bradley N. Shilling, 22, of Stanwood, Mich., died Nov. 18 in Baghdad of injuries suffered when a roadside bomb detonated near his vehicle during combat operations. Shilling was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 125th Infantry Regiment (Mechanized), Big Rapids, Mich.

-- Marine Lance Cpl. Jeremy S. Shock, 22, of Tiffin, Ohio, died Nov. 19 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in Iraq’s Anbar province. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve’s 1st Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Perrysburg, Ohio.

(Compiled from Multinational Corps Iraq and Defense Department news releases.)

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