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Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Spc. Ryan J. Connolly, 24, of Vacaville, Calif., died June 24 in Khogyani, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his vehicle struck a suspected landmine. He was assigned to the 173rd Special Troops Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Bamberg, Germany.

For more information media may contact the U.S. Army, Europe public affairs office at 011-49-6221-57-5816 or 8694, or email: ocpa.pi@eur.army.mil

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