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News Release


  No. 537-04
IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 2, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Pfc. Markus J. Johnson, 20, of Springfield, Mass., died June 1 in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, when an Avenger rolled over. Johnson was assigned to D Battery, 4th Battalion, 3rd Air Defense Artillery, 1st Infantry Division, Kitzingen, Germany.

The incident is under investigation.

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



http://www.defenselink.mil/releases/2004/nr20040602-0854.html



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