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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 257-11
March 30, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

                 The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died March 29 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with small arms fire in Konar province.

                 Killed were:

                 Staff Sgt. Bryan A. Burgess, 29, of Cleburne, Texas.

                 Pfc. Dustin J. Feldhaus, 20, of Glendale, Ariz.

                 They were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

                 For more information media should contact the Fort Campbell public affairs office at 931-561-0131 or 270-798-9966.

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