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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 835-05
August 15, 2005

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier, who was supporting Operation EnduringFreedom.

 

Capt. Jeremy A. Chandler, 30, of Clarksville, Tenn., died Aug. 11 in Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan, while he was conducting training operations at Forward Operating Base Ripley. The incident is under investigation.

 

Chandler was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

For further information related to this release, contact Army Public Affairs at (703) 692-2000.