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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 400-09
June 05, 2009

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died June 4 near Kapisa, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device and small arms fire.  They were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 108th Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition Squadron, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Georgia Army National Guard, Calhoun, Ga.

 

Killed were:

 

Maj. Kevin M. Jenrette, 37, of Lula, Ga.,

 

Sgt. 1st Class John C. Beale, 39, of Riverdale, Ga., and

 

Spc. Jeffrey W. Jordan, 21, of Rome, Ga.

 

For more information media may contact Lt. Col. Baldowski at (404) 409-8104 or (404) 254-3558.