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

  No. 1121-07
IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualties


The Department of Defense announced today the death of four soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Sept. 14 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations. They were assigned to the 6th Squadron, 9th U.S. Cavalry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Killed were:

Staff Sgt. Terry D. Wagoner, 28, of Piedmont, S.C.

Spc. Todd A. Motley, 23, of Clare, Mich.

Spc. Jonathan Rivadeneira, 22, of Jackson Heights, N.Y.

Pvt. Christopher M. McCloud, 24, of Malakoff, 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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