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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 343-04
April 19, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Sgt. Jonathan N. Hartman, 27, of Jacksonville, Fla., died April 17, in Dwaniyan, Iraq, when his convoy was ambushed. Sgt. Hartman was assigned to the Armys 2nd Battalion, 37th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Friedburg, Germany.

The incident is under investigation.

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