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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 361-06
April 26, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.  They died of injuries sustained in Taji, Iraq, on April 23, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV during combat operations.  All three soldiers were assigned to the 7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

            Killed were:

            Sgt. Robert W. Ehney, 26, of Lexington, Ky.

            Cpl. Jason B. Daniel, 21, of Fort Worth, Texas

            Cpl. Shawn T. Lasswell Jr., 21, of Reno, Nev.

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