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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 293-05
March 28, 2005

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died March 26 in Baghdad, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV while they were on patrol.

 

Killed were:

 

Sgt. Lee M. Godbolt, 23, of New Orleans, La. Godbolt was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 141st Field Artillery Regiment, New Orleans, La.

 

Sgt. Isiah J. Sinclair, 31, of Natchitoches, La. Sinclair was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 156th Armored Regiment, Shreveport, La.

 

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

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