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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 209-07
February 22, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

 

            Pfc. Jason D. Johns, 19, of Frankton, Ind., died Feb. 21 in Bagram, Afghanistan, of a non-combat related injury.  His death is under investigation.  Johns was assigned to the 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

            For further information in regard to this release the media can contact the 82nd Airborne Division Public Affairs Office at (910) 432-0661.

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