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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 845-07
July 08, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died July 5 when their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device in Baghdad, Iraq. They were assigned to 96th Civil Affairs Battalion, 95th Civil Affairs Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C..
 
Killed were:
 
Maj. James M. Ahearn, 43, of Calif.
 
Sgt. Keith A. Kline, 24, of Oak Harbor, Ohio.
 
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