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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 958-07
August 02, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

 

Cpl. Jason M. Kessler, 29, of Mount Vernon, Wash., died July 30 in northern Iraq of wounds suffered from a rocket-propelled grenade.  He was assigned to C Company, 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

For more information related to this release, the media may contact the U.S. Army Special Operations Command public affairs office at (910) 432-6005.

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