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

  No. 1183-05
IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 14, 2005

DoD Identifies Army Casualties


            The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.  They died in Kirkut, Iraq, on Nov. 11, when their convoy vehicle was involved in a collision.  Both soldiers were assigned to the 40th Transportation Company, 44th Corps Support Battalion, 593rd Corps Support Group, Fort Lewis, Wash.


            Killed were:


            Cpl. Donald E. Fisher II, 21, of Avon, Mass.


            Pfc. Antonio Mendezsanchez, 22, of Rincon, Puerto Rico.


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


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