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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 653-07
May 28, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Spc. Alexander Rosa Jr., 22, of Orlando, Fla., died May 25 in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. He was assigned to the 293rd Military Police Company, Ft. Stewart, Ga.
 
            For more information in regard to this release the media can contact the Fort Hood public affairs office at (912) 767-6098; after hours (912) 767-2479.