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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 117-08
February 12, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of four soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Feb. 8 in Taji, Iraq, of wounds suffered when their vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device. 
 
Killed were:
 
Cpl. Michael T. Manibog, 31, of Alameda, Calif., who was assigned to 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.
 
Sgt. Timothy P. Martin, 27, of Pixley, Calif., who was assigned to 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.
 
Staff Sgt. Jerald A. Whisenhunt, 32, of Orrick, Mo., who was assigned to 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.
 
Sgt. Gary D. Willett, 34, of Alamogordo, N.M., who was assigned to 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.
 
For more information media may contact the 25th Infantry Division public affairs office at (808) 655-6341.
 

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