The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Sgt. Jerry L. DeLoach, 45, of Jackson, Ga., died July 7, 2007, in Riverside, Ga., of a non-combat related injury, while assigned to Fort Knox, Ky. He had been medically evacuated from theater. He was assigned to the Warrior Transition Unit at Fort Knox.
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