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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 952-06
September 25, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

        Sgt. Allan R. Bevington, 22, of Beaver Falls, Pa., died of injuries suffered in Ar Ramadi, Iraq on Sept.21, when an improvised explosive device detonated near him during combat operations. Bevington was assigned to the 40th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany.

         For further information related to this release, contact 1st Armored Division public affairs at 011-49-611-705-4862.