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Release No: 1035-06
October 16, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

     Pfc. Kenny F. Stanton Jr., 20, of Hemet, Calif., died on Oct. 13 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. Stanton was assigned to the 57th Military Police Company, Waegwan, Korea.

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

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