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

  No. 132-07
IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 05, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualties


The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Feb. 1 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a vehicular accident. They were assigned to the 57th Military Police Company, 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, U.S. Army Pacific, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

Killed were:

Pfc. David C. Armstrong, 21, of Zanesville, Ohio.

Pfc. Kenneth T. Butler, 21, of East Liverpool, Ohio.

The incident is under investigation.

For further information in regard to this release the media can contact the Schofield Barracks public affairs office at (808) 655-4815 or (808) 655-8729.



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