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News Release

  No. 837-04
IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 27, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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


Spc. Marco D. Ross, 20, of Memphis, Tenn., died Aug. 25 in Baghdad, Iraq, when enemy mortars attacked his camp. Ross was assigned to the Army's 115th Forward Support Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

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/nr20040827-1177.html



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