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MILITARY LOSSES HEAVY THE PAST FEW DAYS

      The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

                 Gunnery Sgt. Floyd E. C. Holley, 36, of Casselberry, Fla., died Aug. 29 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to the 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

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       The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

                 They died Aug. 29 at Nangahar, Afghanistan, of wound sustained when their military vehicle was struck by rocket propelled grenade on Aug. 28 at Nangahar, Afghanistan.

                 Killed were:

                 Capt. Ellery R. Wallace, 33, of Utah.

                 Pfc. Bryn T. Raver, 20, of Harrison, Ark.

                 Wallace was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

                 Raver was assigned to 1st Brigade Special Troop Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

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         The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device Aug. 27 in Paktiya, Afghanistan.

                 Killed were:

                 Pfc. Chad D. Coleman, 20, of Moreland, Ga.

                 Pvt. Adam J. Novak, 20, of Prairie du Sac, Wis.

                 They were assigned to the 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

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

                Spc. James C. Robinson, 27, of Lebanon, Ohio, died Aug. 28 at Paktika, Afghanistan, when insurgents attacked his unit with indirect fire.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

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

                 Staff Sgt. James R. Ide, 32, of Festus, Mo., died Aug. 29 at Hyderabad, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire.  He was assigned to the 230th Military Police Company, 95th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Sembach, Germany.

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The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

                Master Sgt. Daniel L. Fedder, 34, of Pine City, Minn., died Aug. 27 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to the 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

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