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Release No: 430-07
April 13, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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


            Cpl. Jason J. Beadles, 22, of La Porte, Ind., died April 12 in Baghdad, Iraq, of a non-combat related injury.  The incident is under investigation.  He was assigned to the 887th Engineer Company, 326th Engineer Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.


            For further information on this soldier, contact the Fort Campbell public affairs office at (270) 798-9966; after hours, (270) 798-9793.


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