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News Release

  No. 832-04
IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 26, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Spc. Charles L. Neeley, 19, of Mattoon, Ill., died Aug. 25 in Tikrit, Iraq, when his tractor-trailer rolled over as he attempted to access a pontoon bridge. Neeley was assigned to the Army Reserve's 454th Transportation Company, Columbus, Ohio.

The incident is under investigation.

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

http://www.defenselink.mil/releases/2004/nr20040826-1175.html



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