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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 438-08
May 21, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

 

          1st Lt. Jeffrey F. Deprimo, 35, of Pittston, Pa., died May 20 in Ghazni, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 103rd Armor Regiment, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Williamsport, Pa.

 

          For further information media may contact the Pennsylvania National Guard public affairs office at (717) 861-8468.