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Release No: 390-09
June 03, 2009

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

                The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died June 1 in Nerkh, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle.  They were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) Fort Drum, N.Y.


                Killed were:


                Staff Sgt. Jeffrey A. Hall, 28, of Huntsville, Ala.


                Pfc. Matthew D. Ogden, 33, of Corpus Christi, Texas.


                Pfc. Matthew W. Wilson, 19, of Miller, Mo.


                For more information media may contact the Fort Drum public affairs office at (315) 772-8286.

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