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

  No. 568-06
IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty


 

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

 

            Spc. Brent W. Koch, 22, of Morton, Minn., died on June 16, in Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV.  Koch was assigned to Company E, 2nd Battalion, 136th Infantry Combined Arms Battalion, Hutchinson, Minn.

 

            Media with questions about this soldier can call the Army Public Affairs Office at (703) 692-2000.

 

 

http://www.defenselink.mil/releases/2006/nr20060618-13289.html



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