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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 427-04
May 06, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of four soldiers supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died May 3, in Balad, Iraq, when their military vehicle left the road and flipped over in a canal. All soldiers were assigned to the 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany. Killed were:

Capt. Christopher J. Kenny, 32, of Miami, Fla.

Sgt. Marvin R. Sprayberry, III, 24, of Tehachapi, Calif.

Sgt. Gregory L. Wahl, 30, of Salisbury, N.C.

Pfc. Lyndon A. Marcus, Jr., 21, of Long Beach, Calif.

The incident is under investigation.

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