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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 018-04
January 09, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

     Sgt. Jeffrey C. Walker, 33, of Havre de Grace, Md., was killed Jan. 8 in Fallujah, Iraq. Walker was onboard a UH-60 when it crashed while on a MEDEVAC mission.  He was assigned to Company C, 782nd Main Support Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

     The names of eight other soldiers killed in the crash of this UH-60 were released in two previous news releases earlier today.

 

     The incident is under investigation.