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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 183-04
March 16, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died on March 13, in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device struck their military vehicle. All three soldiers were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 504th Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. Killed were:

Staff Sgt. Clint D. Ferrin, 31, of Picayune, Miss.

Sgt. Daniel J. Londono, 22, of Boston, Mass.

Pfc. Joel K. Brattain, 21, of Santa Anna, Calif.

The incident is under investigation.

For further information related to this release, contact Army Public Affairs at (703) 692-2000.