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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

May 3, 2004
Release Number: 04-05-06C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE



FIRST ARMORED DIVISION SOLDIER KILLED DURING ATTACK

BAGHDAD, Iraq - One 1st Armored Division Soldier was killed and two others wounded when they were attacked with small arms fire south of here May 3.

The Soldiers were providing security at a weapons cache found in a raid the previous night.

The wounded Soldiers were transported to the 31st Combat Support Hospital in Baghdad.

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

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