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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1131-05
November 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 in Baghdad, Iraq, on Oct. 29, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV during patrol operations. Both Soldiers were assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 184th Infantry Regiment, Modesto, Calif.

Killed were:

Capt. Raymond D. Hill II 39, of Turlock, Calif.

Sgt. Shakere T. Guy, 23, of Pomona, Calif.

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