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Release No: 953-03
December 15, 2003

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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


            Staff Sgt. Kimberly A. Voelz, 27, of Carlisle, Pa., was killed Dec. 14, 2003, in Iskandariyah, Iraq.  Voelz was responding to an explosive ordnance disposal call when an improvised explosive device detonated.  Voelz was assigned to the 703rd Explosive Ordnance Detachment based in Fort Knox, Ky.


            The incident is under investigation.

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