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HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
7115 South Boundary Boulevard
MacDill AFB, Fla. 33621-5101
Phone: (813) 827-5894; FAX: (813) 827-2211; DSN 651-5894

September 22, 2004
Release Number: 04-09-24C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE



TASK FORCE OLYMPIA SOLDIER DIES FROM INJURIES FOLLOWING ATTACK

MOSUL, Iraq -- A Task Force Olympia Soldier died on Sept. 22 from injuries following an earlier attack on a Multinational Forces patrol in Mosul.

The Soldier was evacuated to a military hospital in Mosul where the Soldier later died of wounds. No other injuries were reported in the attack.

The name of the Soldier is being withheld pending next of kin notification.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT THE TASK FORCE OLYMPIA PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER at LTC Paul Hastings at paul.hastings@us.army.mil.


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