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

  No. 1087-07
IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 06, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualties


 

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Sept. 5 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

Killed were:

Cpl. William T. Warford III, 24, of Temple, Texas. He was assigned to the 215th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Pfc. Dane R. Balcon, 19, of Colorado Springs, Colo. He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 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.

 

http://www.defenselink.mil/Releases/Release.aspx?ReleaseID=11303



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