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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 429-10
May 24, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

                 Spc.  Stanley J. Sokolowski, III, 26, of Ocean, N.J. died May 20 in Kirkuk, Iraq,  in a non-combat related incident.  He was assigned to Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.

                 For more information, the media may contact the Fort Bliss public affairs office at 915-568-4505.