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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 954-08
November 14, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Sgt. James M. Clay, 25, of Mountain Home, Ark., died Nov. 13 in Anbar Province, Iraq, of injuries sustained in a vehicle accident. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 153rd Infantry Regiment, 39th Brigade Combat Team, Arkansas Army National Guard, Little Rock, Ark. 
 
            The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.
 
            For more information the media may contact the Arkansas Army National Guard, public affairs office at (501) 212-5020.