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Release No: 392-05
April 23, 2005

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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


Pfc. Gavin J. Colburn, 20, of Waverly, Ohio., died April 22 along a supply route in Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle. Colburn was assigned to the Army Reserve's 542nd Transportation Company, Kingsbury, Ind.


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

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