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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 328-05
April 05, 2005

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Master Sergeant Robbie D. McNary, 42, of Lewistown, Mont., died March 31, in Hawijah, Iraq, from injuries sustained while performing combat operations. McNary was assigned to the Army National Guards 1st Battalion, 163rd Mechanized Infantry Regiment, Missoula, Mont.

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