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

  No. 737-05
IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 20, 2005

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

           

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

            Pvt. Lavena L. Johnson, 19, of Florissant, Mo., died July 19 in Balad, Iraq, of non-combat related injuries.  Johnson was assigned to the Army's 129th Corps Support Battalion, Fort Campbell, Ky.     

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

http://www.defenselink.mil/releases/2005/nr20050720-4104.html



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