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

  No. 164-07
IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 12, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualties


The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Feb. 9 in Baqubah, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an explosion during breaching operations. The soldiers were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Killed were:

Staff Sgt. Alan W. Shaw, 31, of Little Rock, Ark.

Staff Sgt. Eric Ross, 26, of Kenduskeag, Maine.

Spc. Leeroy A. Camacho, 28, of Saipan, Mariana Islands.

For further information in regard to this release the media can contact the Fort Hood public affairs office at (254) 287-9993.





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