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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 276-11
April 06, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation New Dawn.  They died April 2 of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their position with indirect fire in Babil, Iraq.

            Killed were:

            Staff Sgt. Quadi S. Hudgins, 26, of New Orleans, La.

            Sgt. Christian A. S. Garcia, 30, of Goodyear, Ariz.

            They were assigned to the Maintenance Troop, Regimental Support Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.

            For more information media should contact the III Corps public affairs office, Fort Hood, Texas, at 254-287-0106 or 254-287-9993.

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