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

  No. 740-07
IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 13, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty


 

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

Pfc. Cameron K. Payne, 22, of Corona, Calif., died June 11 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device that detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

For more information related to this release the media may contact the Fort Riley public affairs office at (785) 239-3410.


 

http://www.defenselink.mil/Releases/Release.aspx?ReleaseID=11009



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