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

  No. 980-07
IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 07, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualties


 

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Aug. 5 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from enemy indirect fire.

They were assigned to the 59th Military Police Company, 759th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, and Fort Carson, Colo.

Killed were:

Spc. Justin R. Blackwell, 27, of Paris, Tenn.

Pvt. Jeremy S. Bohannon, 18, of Bon Aqua, Tenn.

For more information related to this release, media may contact the Fort Carson public affairs office at (719) 526-4143; after hours (719) 526-5500.

 

http://www.defenselink.mil/Releases/Release.aspx?ReleaseID=11215



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