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Wednesday, June 29, 2005

Casualties - June 29, 2005

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

United States Army

DoD Release #: 658-05 -- 2nd Lt. Matthew S. Coutu, 23, of North Kingstown, R.I., died June 27 in Baghdad, Iraq, where enemy forces engaged his convoy with small arms fire. Coutu was assigned to the 64th Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.

Dod Release #: 659-05 -- The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died on June 27 near Taji, Iraq, where their AH-64D Apache helicopter crashed. Both soldiers were assigned to the Army's 3rd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. Killed were:

Chief Warrant Officer Keith R. Mariotti, 39, of Texas.
Chief Warrant Officer Steven E. Shepard, 30, of Purcell, Okla.

United States Navy

No DoD Releases at this time

United States Air Force

No DoD Releases at this time

United States Marine Corps

No DoD Releases at this time

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