The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier, who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Pfc. Allen B. Jaynes, 21, of Henderson, Texas, died Jan. 20 in Iraq of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. He was assigned to 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.
For further information, contact the Fort Carson public affairs office at (719) 526-3420.