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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 054-10
January 21, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

                The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
                Sgt. 1st Class Michael P. Shannon, 52, of Canadensis, Pa., died Jan. 17, in Kabul, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident. He was a mobilized reserve soldier assigned to the International Security Assistance Force Joint Command, Kabul.
 
                The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.
 
                For more information the media may contact U.S. Army Human Resources Command, St. Louis, at 314-592-0726.

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