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Wednesday, June 15, 2005

Casualties - June 15, 2005

Condolences to the Family and Friends of the following Americans who lost their lives while in the pursuit of gaining freedom for others

United States Army

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died on June 13 in Ramadi, Iraq, where their military vehicle came under a grenade attack while conducting combat operations. Both soldiers were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

The soldiers are:
Sgt. Larry R. Kuhns Jr., 24, of Austintown, Ohio.
Spc. Anthony D. Kinslow, 21, of Westerville, Ohio.

United States Marines

Pfc. Joshua P. Klinger, 21, from Easton, Pa., died June 14 as a result of an explosion from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Fallujah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.