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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 717-10
August 11, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Pfc. John E. Andrade, 19, of San Antonio, Texas, died Aug. 7 at DE Khak Chupan Turah, Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany.

            For more information, the media may contact the U.S. Army, Europe, and Seventh Army public affairs office at 011-49-6221-57-8098 or ocpa.pi@eur.army.mil.

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