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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 325-10
April 22, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

                Sgt. Robert J. Barrett, 20, of Fall River, Mass., died April 19 in Kabul, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when a suicide bomber attacked his unit. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 101st Field Artillery Regiment, Fall River, Mass.

                For more information the media may contact the Massachusetts National Guard public affairs office at 508-958-0154.

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