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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1006-11
December 08, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

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

            They died Dec. 3, in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.  They were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, Fort Bliss, Texas.

            Killed were:

            Sgt. 1st Class Clark A. Corley Jr., 35, of Oxnard, Calif.,

            Spc. Ryan M. Lumley, 21, of Lakeland, Fla., and

            Spc. Thomas J. Mayberry, 21, of Springville, Calif.

            For more information the media may contact the First Armored Division public affairs by email at dennis.r.swanson4.mil@mail.mil or by phone at 915-744-8406 or 915-203-3769.

            UPDATE:  Dec. 8, 2011 -- A second contact phone number was added for First Armored Division public affairs.