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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 909-06
September 15, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
Sgt. David T. Weir, 23, of Cleveland, Tenn., died on Sept. 14 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered on Sept. 13 when he encountered enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenade and small arms fire during combat operations.  Weir was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.
 
Media with questions about this soldier can contact the Fort Campbell public affairs office at (270) 798-3025.

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