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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1041-06
October 16, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            2nd Lt. Johnny K. Craver, 37, of McKinney, Texas, died Oct. 13 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations. Craver was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

            For further information related to this release the media can contact the Fort Hood public affairs office at (254) 287-9993.

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