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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1030-08
December 22, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

                       The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
                        Staff Sgt. Jonathan W. Dean, 25, of Henagar, Ala., died Dec. 20, in Bayji, Iraq, of injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident in Tikrit, Iraq. He was assigned to the 561st Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.
 
                        The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.
 
                        For more information media may contact the Fort Campbell public affairs office at (270) 798-9966, or go to www.campbell.army.mil/eh/eaglehonors.htm .
 

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