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

  No. 509-07
IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 30, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualties


 

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Apr. 27 in Fallujah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations. They were assigned to the 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Killed were:

Spc. Eddie D. Tamez, 21, of Galveston, Texas.

Pfc. David A. Kirkpatrick, 20, of Upland, Ind.

For more information in regard to this release the media can contact the Fort Stewart public affairs office at (912) 767-2479.

 

http://www.defenselink.mil/Releases/Release.aspx?ReleaseID=10808



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