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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 271-07
March 12, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died Mar. 5 in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia, of injuries sustained during a vehicle roll-over. The incident is under investigation. 
 
               Killed were:
 
               Sgt. Gregory D. Fejeran, 28, of Barrigada, Guam.
 
               Sgt. Christopher J. C. Fernandez, 28, of Dededo, Guam.
 
The soldiers were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 294th Infantry Regiment, Barrigada, Guam. For further information related to this release the media can contact the Guam Army National Guard public affairs office at (504) 952-7853.