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

  No. 562-06
IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 17, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty


 

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

 

            Spc. Jeremiah S. Santos, 21, of Minot, N.D., died in Baghdad, Iraq, on June 15 of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.   Santos was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

            Media with questions about this soldier can call the 4th Infantry Division Public Affairs Office at (912) 767-5671 or (912) 257-1433.


http://www.defenselink.mil/releases/2006/nr20060617-13282.html



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