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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1086-10
November 24, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died Nov. 22 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.  They were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

            Killed were:

           Staff Sgt. Sean M. Flannery, 29, of Wyomissing, Pa.; and

           Spc. William K. Middleton, 26, of Norfolk, Va.

           For more information the media may contact the Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office at 270-798-3025.

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