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

  No. 871-05
IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2005

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

 

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

 

            Spc. Joseph C. Nurre, 22, of Wilton, Calif., died on Aug. 21, 2005, near Samarra, Iraq, where an improvised explosive device detonated near his M916 tractor during convoy operations.   Nurre was assigned to the Reserve's 463rd Engineer Battalion, Weirton, W. Va.

 

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

 


http://www.defenselink.mil/releases/2005/nr20050823-4524.html



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