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Release No: 986-06
October 03, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

         Staff Sgt. Joe A. Narvaez, 25, of San Antonio, Texas, died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Oct. 2 after being shot by enemy forces. Narvaez was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.

         For further information related to this release the media can contact Army public affairs office at (703) 692-2000. 

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