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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 136-12
February 27, 2012

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

             Maj. Robert J. Marchanti II, 48, of Baltimore, Md., died Feb. 25, from  wounds received during an attack at the Interior Ministry, Kabul, Afghanistan.

             Marchanti was assigned to 1st Battalion, 29th Infantry Division Security Partnering Team of the Maryland Army National Guard, Baltimore, Md.

             For more information related to this release, media may contact the Maryland National Guard public affairs office at 443-250-7242.

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