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

    No. 006-06
IMMEDIATE RELEASE   January 3, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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


            Spc. Prince K. Teewia, 27, of Durham, N.C., died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Dec. 29, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.  Teewia was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.


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



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