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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 978-04
October 01, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Staff Sgt. Darren J. Cunningham, 40, of Groton, Mass., died Sept. 30 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his unit came under mortar attack. Cunningham was assigned to the 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.

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