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

 
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 003-06
January 2, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Staff Sgt. Christopher J. Vanderhorn, 37, of Pierce, Wash., died in As Sinia, Iraq, on Jan. 1, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during patrol operations.  Vanderhorn was assigned to the Army's 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.

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

 

http://www.defenselink.mil/releases/2006/nr20060102-12254.html



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