Wednesday, February 25, 2009

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

No. 120-09 February 24, 2009
DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died February 23rd in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their unit using small arms fire. They were assigned to the 5th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

Killed were:
Cpl. Michael L. Mayne, 21, of Burlington Flats, N.Y.
Spc. Micheal B. Alleman, 31, of Logan, Utah
Pfc. Zachary R. Nordmeyer, 21, of Indianapolis, Ind

For more information the media may contact the U.S. Army, Alaska, public affairs office at (907) 384-1542.

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