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HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
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May 31, 2004
Release Number: 04-05-50C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE



TASK FORCE OLYMPIA SOLDIER DIES OF WOUNDS

MOSUL, Iraq - A Soldier assigned to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), under the operational control of Task Force Olympia, died May 30 from wounds following a mortar attack the previous day.

The Soldier had been transported to the 31st Combat Support Hospital in Baghdad following the attack.

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

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