IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, 2004
DoD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the death of four soldiers supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Spc. Charles E. Odums II, 22, of Sandusky, Ohio died May 30 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his military convoy hit an improvised explosive device. Odums was assigned to Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Ft. Hood, Texas.
The incidents are under investigation.
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