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Release No: 498-06
June 01, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Cpl. Alexander J. Kolasa, 22, of White Lake, Mich., died in Baghdad, Iraq, on May 31, of non-combat related causes.  Kolasa was assigned to the 704th Main Support Battalion, 4th Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

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

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