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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 921-11
October 28, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Sgt. John A. Lyons, 26, of Seaside Park, N.J., died Oct. 26 in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.  He was assigned to the 8th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.

            For more information, please contact Fort Hood public affairs office at 254-287-0106 or visit https://www.forthoodpresscenter.com .

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