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DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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Release No: NR-404-15
Oct. 23, 2015

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.


Master Sgt. Joshua L. Wheeler, 39, of Roland, Oklahoma, died Oct. 22, in Kirkuk Province, Iraq, from wounds received by enemy small-arms fire during an operation.


He was assigned Headquarters U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


For more information, media may contact the U.S. Army Special Operations Command public affairs office at 910-432-6005.