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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 152-13
March 17, 2013

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Chief Warrant Officer James E. Groves III, 37, of Kettering, Ohio, died March 16 in Kandahar, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to 3rd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division Hunter Army Airfield, Ga.  This incident is under investigation. 

            For more information please contact the Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Public Affairs Office at 912-210-9375.