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

  No. 641-05
IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 24, 2005

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

  

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

            Sgt. Joseph M. Tackett, 22, of Whitehouse, Ky., died June 23 in Baghdad, Iraq, of a non-combat related injury.  Tackett was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. 

The incident is under investigation. 

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

http://www.defenselink.mil/releases/2005/nr20050624-3766.html



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