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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 342-04
April 19, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

1st Lt. Robert L. Henderson, II, 33, of Alvaton, Ky., died April 17, in, Diwaniyah, Iraq, when his convoy tried to avoid an overturned trailer and came under small arms attack. 1st Lt. Henderson was assigned to the Army National Guards Detachment 1, 2123rd Transportation Company, Owensboro, Ky.

The incident is under investigation.

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

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