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

  No. 1033-05
IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 12, 2005

DoD Identifies Army Casualty


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


            Staff Sgt. Matthew A. Kimmell, 30, of Paxton, Ind., died in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, on Oct. 11, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV.  Kimmell was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, Fort Campbell, Ky.


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


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