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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 872-07
July 12, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
Capt. Maria I. Ortiz, 40, of Bayamon, P.R., died July 10 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from enemy indirect fire. She was assigned to the Kirk U.S. Army Health Clinic, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.
 
For more information related to this release, the media may contact the Aberdeen Proving Ground public affairs office at (410) 278-1147.

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