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

  No. 980-06
IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 02, 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 Asad, Iraq, on Sept. 30 of injuries suffered when their vehicle received small arms fire during security operations. Both soldiers were assigned to the National Guard's 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry, Iowa Falls, Iowa.

Killed were:

Staff Sgt. Scott E. Nisely, 48, of Marshalltown, Iowa

Spc. Kampha B. Sourivong, 20, of Iowa City, Iowa

For further information related to this release the media can contact the Iowa National Guard public affairs office at (515) 252-4582.



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