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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 424-09
June 15, 2009

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. 

 

Staff Sgt. Edmond L. Lo, 23, of Salem, N.H., died June 13 in Samarra City, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device that his explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) team was acting to neutralize detonated.  He was assigned to the 797th Ordnance Company, 79th Ordnance Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

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