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

  No. 1305-05
IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 17, 2005

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

 

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

 

            Spc. Joseph A. Lucas, 23, ofAugusta, Ga., died in Balad, Iraq on Dec. 15, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.  Lucas was assigned to the 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

 

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


http://www.defenselink.mil/releases/2005/nr20051217-12174.html



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