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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 775-06
August 15, 2006

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 of injuries sustained on Aug. 12, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their dismounted patrol during combat operations. Both soldiers were assigned to the Army's 10th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. 

          Killed were:


          Staff Sgt. Michael C. Lloyd, 24, of San Antonio, Texas


          Staff Sgt. Kevin L. Zeigler, 31, of Overland Park, Kan.

          Media with questions about these soldiers can contact the 4th Infantry Division public affairs office at (254) 291-2591.