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Release No: 232-08
March 24, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died March 22 in Baghdad, Iraq, from wounds suffered when their vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device. They were assigned to the 237th Military Police Company, New Hampshire National Guard.
            Killed were:
            Sgt. Thomas C. Ray, II, 40, of Weaverville, N.C.
            Sgt. David S. Stelmat, 27, of Littleton, N.H.
            Sgt. David B. Williams, 26, of Tarboro, N.C.
            For more information media may contact the New Hampshire National Guard public affairs office at (603) 225-1340.

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