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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 891-06
September 11, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Sgt. John A. Carroll, 26, of Ponca City, Okla., died on Sept. 6 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries sustained when he came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire during a dismounted security patrol. Carroll was assigned to the Army 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany.

            For further information related to this release, contact 1st Armored Division Public Affairs at 011-49-611-705-4862.