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Release No: 703-04
July 22, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Spc. Danny B. Daniels, II, 23, of Varney, W.V., died July 20, in Baghdad, Iraq, when his patrol vehicle came under attack by small arms fire and hit an improvised explosive device. Daniels was assigned to the Armys 630th Military Police Company, 793rd Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Bamberg, Germany.

The incident is under investigation.

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

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