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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 988-04
October 04, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Sgt. Jack T. Hennessy, 21, of Naperville, Ill., died October 1st in Baghdad, Iraq, when his check point came under small arms fire. Hennessy was assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

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

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