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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1008-04
October 10, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Staff Sgt. Michael S. Voss, 35, of Aberdeen, N.C., died October 8 near Tikrit, Iraq, when his convoy vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device and small arms fire. Voss was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 120th Infantry Regiment, Wilmington, N.C.

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