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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 863-07
July 10, 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 6 in Iraq of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle.
 
Killed were:
 
Sgt. Gene L. Lamie, 25, of Homerville, Ga. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.
 
Pfc. Le Ron A. Wilson, 18, of Queens, N.Y. He was assigned to the 26th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.
 
For more information related to this release, the media may contact the Fort Stewart public affairs office at (912) 767-2479.