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Release No: 1315-04
December 22, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Dec. 19 in Shuaybah, Kuwait, when a vehicle struck them. Both soldiers were assigned to the 180th Transportation Battalion, 13th Corps Support Command, Fort Hood, Texas.

Killed were:

Staff Sgt. Donald B. Farmer, 33, of Zion, Ill.

Sgt. Berry K. Meza, 23, of League City, Texas

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

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