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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1044-08
December 29, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

 
            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
            Cpl. Charles P. Gaffney Jr., 42, of Phoenix, Ariz., died Dec. 24 in Paktika, Afghanistan, when his combat outpost received enemy rocket fire. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.
 
            For more information media may contact the Fort Campbell public affairs office at (270) 798-9966, or go http://www.campbell.army.mil/eh/eaglehonors.htm .

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