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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1033-07
August 22, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
Spc. George V. Libby, 23, of Aberdeen, N.C., died Aug. 20 near Khowst, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Lewis, Wash.
 
The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.
 
For more information related to this release, the media may contact the U.S. Army Special Operations Command public affairs office at (910) 432-6005 (http://news.soc.mil).

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