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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 304-04
April 12, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Staff Sgt. Don S. McMahan, 31, of Nashville, Tenn., died April 9 in Baghdad, Iraq, when individuals using rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire attacked his convoy. McMahan was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 94th Field Artillery, 1st Armored Division, in Baumholder, Germany.

The incident is under investigation.

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

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