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U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)
News Release

  No. 969-04
IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 29, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Spc. Gregory A. Cox, 21, of Carmichaels, Penn., died Sept. 27 in Balad, Iraq, when his military vehicle was unintentionally run off the road by a civilian vehicle causing it to rollover. Cox was assigned to 1st Battalion, 77th Armor Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.

The incident is under investigation.

For further information on this soldier, contact Army Public Affairs at (703) 692-2000.

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