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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 729-08
August 29, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            
            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Spc. Michael L. Gonzalez, 20, of Spotswood, N.J., died Aug. 28 in Baghdad, of wounds suffered by an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 340th Military Police Company, Fort Totten, N.Y. 
 
            For more information media may contact the Fort Monmouth public affairs office at (732) 532-1258; after hours (732) 371-2901.

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