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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1195-07
October 08, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Oct. 5 in Baghdad of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near their unit during combat operations. They were assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, in Vilseck, Germany.
 
            Killed were:
 
            Sgt. Joseph B. Milledge, 23, of Pointblank, Texas, and
 
            Cpl. Jason N. Marchand, 26, of Greenwood, W. Va.
 
            For more information related to this release, the media may contact the U.S. Army, Europe, public affairs office at 011-49-6221-57-5816/8694.