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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 874-09
November 06, 2009

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

 

                Spc. Julian L. Berisford, 25, of Benwood, W.V., died Nov. 4 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fires.  He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.

 

                For more information the media may contact the U.S. Army, Alaska, public affairs office at 907-384-2072.