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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 075-07
January 23, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of four soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Jan 20 in Karma, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near their Humvee. The soldiers were assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 509th Infantry (Airborne), 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.
 
Killed were:
 
Sgt. Sean P. Fennerty, 25, of Corvallis, Ore.
 
Sgt. Phillip D. McNeill, 22, of Sunrise, Fla.
 
Spc. Jeffrey D. Bisson, 22, of Vista, Calif.
 
Spc. Toby R. Olsen, 28, of Manchester, N.H.
 
For more information about these soldiers, contact the Fort Richardson public affairs office at (907) 384-1542.

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