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DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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Release No: NR-324-15
Aug. 9, 2015
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The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.

Master Sgt. Peter A. McKenna Jr., 35, of Bristol, Rhode Island, died Aug. 8, in Kabul, Afghanistan, of wounds when he was attacked by enemy small arms fire.

McKenna was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.‎

For more information related to this release, the media may contact the U.S. Army Special Forces Command (Airborne) during work hours at 910-908-3383 or after work hours at 910-494-1589.