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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1068-07
August 23, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
Staff Sgt. Sandy R. Britt, 30, of Apopka, Fla., died Aug. 21 near Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit during combat operations. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
 
For more information related to this release, the media may contact the 82nd Airborne Division public affairs office at (910) 432-0661.