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July 16, 2007
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DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Spc. Robert D. Varga, 24, of Monroe City, Mo., died July 15 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident.He was assigned to the 984th Military Police Company, 759th Military Police Battalion, Fort Carson, Colo.

The incident is under investigation.

For more information related to this release, media may contact the Fort Carson public affairs office at (719) 526-4143; after hours (719) 526-5500.
--Spencer Ackerman