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

  No. 112-06
IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 07, 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 Al Husayniyah, Iraq on Feb. 5, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their Stryker Engineer Squad Vehicle.  Both soldiers were assigned to the 562nd Engineer Company, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.


            Killed were:


            Staff Sgt. Christopher R. Morningstar, 27, of San Antonio, Texas.


            Sgt. Jeremiah J. Boehmer, 22, of Parkston, S.D.


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



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