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DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Apr. 14 in Fallujah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle. They were assigned to the 1451st Transportation Company, 13th Support Command, Iraq.

Killed were:

Sgt. Joshua A. Schmit, 26, of Willmar, Minn.

Sgt. Brandon L. Wallace, 27, of St. Louis, Mo.

For further information on these soldiers, contact U.S. Army Human Resources Command - St. Louis, (314) 592-0726.
--Spencer Ackerman