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New Most Wanted Terrorist Joanne Chesimard First Woman Added to List

AMERICAN HEROES: Staff Sgt. Michael H. Simpson, Spc. Trinidad Santiago Jr.,Pfc. Charles P. McClur

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting 6a00d8341bf7d953ef014e894b3e55970d-320wi Operation Enduring Freedom. 

            Staff Sgt. Michael H. Simpson, 30, of San Antonio, Texas, died May 1 in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit on April 27, with an improvised explosive device in Arian, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. 

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

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

            They died May 2, in Camp Buehring, Kuwait, of injuries sustained in a vehicle accident.  They were assigned to 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo. 

            Killed were: 

            Spc. Trinidad Santiago Jr., 25, of San Diego, Calif., and 

            Pfc. Charles P. McClure, 21, of Stratford, Okla. 


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