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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 721-13
October 14, 2013

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Staff Sgt. Patrick H. Quinn, 26, of Quarryville, Pa., died Oct. 13, in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when the enemy attacked his base with small arms fire.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group, Fort Carson, Colo.

For more information, media may contact the U.S. Army Special Forces command public affairs office at during duty hours at 910-908-3947. After duty hours contact 910-689-6187.

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