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May 24, 2007
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DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.They died May 21 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered whenmultiple improvised explosive devices detonated near their vehicle.They were assigned to the 425th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.

Killed were:

Staff Sgt. Shannon V. Weaver, 28, Urich, Mo.

Sgt. Brian D. Ardron, 32, of Acworth, Ga.

Spc. Michael W. Davis, 22, of San Marcos, Texas.

For more information in regard to this release the media can contact the U.S. Army Alaska public affairs office at (907) 384-1542.
--Spencer Ackerman