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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 682-09
September 04, 2009

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

                The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.  They died Sept. 3 in Baqubah, Iraq, of injuries sustained during a vehicle roll-over.  The soldiers were assigned to the 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

                Killed were:

 

                Staff Sgt. Todd W. Selge, 25, of Burnsville, Minn.; and

 

                Spc. Jordan M. Shay, 22, of Salisbury, Mass.

 

                The incident is under investigation.

 

                For further information contact the Fort Lewis Public Affairs Office, (253) 967-0147 // 0152, or after-hours (253) 967-0015.