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Release No: 409-05
April 28, 2005

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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


Spc. David L. Rice, 22, of Sioux City, Iowa, died April 26 in Balad, Iraq, of injuries sustained in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, when his HMMWV rolled over. Rice was assigned 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.


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

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