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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1109-06
November 01, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Sgt. Kenneth E. Bostic, 21, of Hawthorne, Nev., died Oct. 30 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries suffered from contact with enemy forces using small arms fire during check point operations. Bostic was assigned to the 204th Military Police Company, 519th Military Police Battalion, 1st Combat Support Brigade, Fort Polk, La.

            For further information related to this release the media can contact the Fort Polk public affairs office at (337) 531-4630.

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