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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 736-07
June 12, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died June 10 in Karbala, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device. 
 
            Killed were:
 
            Cpl. Llythaniele Fender, 21, of Medical Lake, Wash. He was assigned to the 5th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, Fort Lewis, Wash.
 
            Cpl. Meresebang Ngiraked, 21, of Koror, Republic of Palau. He was assigned to the 5th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, Fort Lewis, Wash.
 
            Spc. Adam G. Herold, 23, of Omaha, Neb. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.
 
            For more information related to this release the media may contact the Fort Lewis public affairs office at (253) 967-0152 or (253) 967-0147 in regard to Fender and Ngiraked, and the U.S. Army Alaska public affairs office at (907) 384-1542 in regard to Herold.

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