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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1143-07
September 22, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
Spc. John J. Young, 24, of Savannah, Ga., died Sept. 21 in Camp Stryker, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.
 
The circumstances surrounding the death are under investigation.
 
                For more information related to this release, the media may contact the Fort Drum public affairs office at (315) 772-8286.
 

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