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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 490-03
June 11, 2003

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today that Pfc. Gavin L. Neighbor, 20, of Somerset, Ohio, was killed on June 10, in Baghdad, Iraq.  Neighbor was off work from guard duty resting in a bus when a rocket propelled grenade round was fired from a nearby house.  Neighbor died as a result of his wounds.

Neighbor was assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 325th Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

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