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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 399-03
June 06, 2003

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today that Pfc. Branden F. Oberleitner, 20, of Worthington, Ohio, was killed on June 5 in Al Fallujah, Iraq.  Oberleitner was returning from a dismounted patrol when the element was fired upon by a rifle propelled grenade.

 

Oberleitner was assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, Fort Campbell, Ky.

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