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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 210-05
March 01, 2005

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Feb. 26 in Abertha, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated while they were on patrol. Both Soldiers were assigned to the Army's 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

The Soldiers are:

Pfc. Min S. Choi, 21, of River Vale, N.J.

Pfc. Landon S. Giles, 19, of Indiana, Penn.

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

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