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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 900-11
October 23, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

            They died Oct. 22, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

            Killed were:

            1st. Lt. Ashley I. White, 24, of Alliance, Ohio, assigned to 230th Brigade Support Battalion, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, North Carolina National Guard, Goldsboro, N.C.

            Sgt. 1st Class Kristoffer B. Domeij, 29, of San Diego, Calif., and

            Pfc. Christopher A. Horns, 20, of Colorado Springs, Colo., both assigned to 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

            For more information on the North Carolina National Guard soldier, contact North Carolina National Guard at 919-612-9712/5061.

            For more information on the 75th Ranger Regiment soldiers, contact U.S. Army Special Operations Command at 910-432-6005 or www.soc.mil .

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