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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1011-06
October 10, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

        Cpl. Carl W. Johnson II, 21, of Philadelphia, Pa., died on Oct. 7 in Mosul, Iraq, from injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. Johnson was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

         For further information related to this release the media can contact the Fort Lewis public affairs office at (253) 967-0158.

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