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Saturday, April 23, 2005


Condolences go to PFC Colburn's family who lost his life in the pursuit of gaining freedom for others.

Release #: No. 392-05
April 23, 2005

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

PFC Gavin J. Colburn, 20, of Frankfort, Ind., died April 22 along a supply route in Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle. Colburn was assigned to the Army Reserve's 542nd Transportation Company, Kingsbury, Ind.

For further information related to this release, contact Army Public Affairs at (703) 692-2000.

UPDATE: There is a memorial site for PFC Colburn here.

Signing Off. Until next time, I'll see ya on the Blog! drh.