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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 977-07
August 07, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
Sgt. 1st Class Travis S. Bachman, 30, of Garden City, Kan., died Aug. 1 in Mosul, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Al Basrah, Iraq. He was assigned to the 714th Security Force, Kansas Army National Guard, Topeka, Kan.
 
For more information related to this release, the media may contact the Kansas National Guard public affairs office at (785) 274-1192.