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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 134-12
February 24, 2012

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

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

            They died Feb. 23, in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their unit came under small arms fire.  They were assigned to the 385th Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade (Airborne), XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Stewart, Ga.

            Killed were:

            Sgt. Joshua A. Born, 25, of Niceville, Fla., and

            Cpl. Timothy J. Conrad Jr., 22, of Roanoke, Va.

            For more information media may contact the Fort Stewart public affairs office at 912-435-9879.