IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 11, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. The soldiers were killed on Dec. 8 in Ad Duluiyah, Iraq, when their vehicle flipped into a canal. The soldiers are:
Spc. Joseph M. Blickenstaff, 23, of Corvallis, Ore.
Both soldiers were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.
The incident is under investigation.http://www.defenselink.mil/releases/2003/nr20031211-0753.htm...
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