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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: NR-290-14
June 03, 2014

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Capt. Jason B. Jones, 29, of Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania, died June 2, in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, of wounds received from small-arms. The incident is under investigation.

He was assigned 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

For more information, media may contact the U.S. Army Special Operations Command public affairs office at 910-908-3947 or 910-689-6187. 

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