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Release No: 290-06
April 07, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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


            Spc. Dustin J. Harris, 21, of Patten, Maine, died in Bayji, Iraq on April 6, when an improvised device detonated while he was conducting dismounted patrol operations. Harris was assigned to the 172nd Brigade Support Battalion, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.


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

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