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

  No. 1154-04
IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 13, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Staff Sgt. Todd R. Cornell, 38, of West Bend, Wis., died Nov. 9 in Fallujah, Iraq, when his unit was conducting house-to-house combat operations and they were attacked by enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades. Cornell was assigned to the Army Reserve's 1st Battalion, 339th Regiment, 7th Brigade, 84th Division, Fraser, Mich.

Maj. Horst G. Moore, 38, of San Antonio, Texas, died Nov. 9 in Mosul, Iraq, when enemy mortar rounds detonated within his unit living area. Moore was assigned to the Army's 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker BrigadeCombat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

1st Lt. Edward D. Iwan, 28, of Albion, Neb., died Nov. 12 in Fallujah, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade struck his Bradley Fighting Vehicle. Iwan was assigned to the Army's 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany.

Sgt. Jonathan B. Shields, 25, of Atlanta, Ga., died Nov.12 in Fallujah, Iraq, when he was accidentally struck by a tank. Shields was assigned to the Army's 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment (Armor), 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Spc. Raymond L. White, 22, of Elwood, Ind., died Nov. 12 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his patrol encountered enemy forces using small arms fire. White was assigned to the Army's 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment (Armor), 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

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

http://www.defenselink.mil/releases/2004/nr20041113-1528.html



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