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

  No. 1335-05
IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 28, 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 Baghdad, Iraq, on Dec. 27, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their dismounted patrol.  Both soldiers were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

            Killed were:

            Spc. Lance S. Sage, 26, of Hempstead , N.Y.

            Pvt. Joshua M. Morberg, 20, of Sparks , Nev.

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


 

http://www.defenselink.mil/releases/2005/nr20051228-12238.html



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