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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 901-04
September 14, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Spc. Michael A. Martinez, 29, of Juan Diaz, Puerto Rico, died Sept. 8 in Baqubah, Iraq, when his military vehicle rolled over. Martinez was assigned to the1st Battalion, 6th Field Artillery from Bamberg, Germany.

The incident is under investigation.

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