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

  No. 1017-07

DoD Identifies Army Casualty


The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Aug. 15 in Taji, Iraq, when the enemy attacked using indirect fire.

Killed were:

Sgt. Princess C. Samuels, 22, of Mitchellville, Md. The soldier was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Spc. Zandra T. Walker, 28, of Greenville, S.C. The soldier was assigned to 4th Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Aviation Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

For more information related to this release, the media may contact the Fort Hood public affairs office at (254) 287-9993; after hours (254) 291-2591.

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