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Two Soldiers Killed in Iraq, Previous Casualty Identified

American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2007 – A soldier was killed in Iraq today and another was killed June 23, military officials reported, and the Defense Department has released the name of an airman who was killed over the weekend.

A Task Force Marne soldier died in a small-arms attack today in Baghdad, and a Multinational Division Baghdad soldier died of wounds suffered from a roadside bomb and small-arms attack in eastern Baghdad early June 23, officials said.

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

Meanwhile, the Defense Department has released the identity of an Air Force airman killed while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Airman 1st Class Jason D. Nathan, 22, of Macon, Ga., died June 23 of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb detonated near his vehicle while on patrol. Nathan was assigned to the 48th Security Forces Squadron at the Royal Air Force base in Lakenheath, England.

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

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