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

  No. 021-06
IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 9, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualties


 

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.  They died in Umm Qasr, Iraq, on Jan. 7, when their HMMWV was hit by a civilian vehicle.

 

            Killed were:

 

            Sgt. Nathan R. Field, 23, of Lehigh, Iowa.  Field was assigned to the Army Reserve's 4249th Port Security Company, Pocahontas, Iowa.

 

            Spc. Robert T. Johnson, 20, of Erwin, N.C.  Johnson was assigned to the Army Reserve's 805th Military Police Company, Raleigh, N.C.

 

            The incident is under investigation.

 

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

 

 

http://www.defenselink.mil/releases/2006/nr20060109-12283.html



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