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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 596-08
July 14, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. 
 
            Master Sgt. Mitchell W. Young, 39, of Jonesboro, Ga., died on July 13 of wounds suffered when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device in Kajaki Sofla, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C.
 
            For further information, media may contact the U.S. Army Special Operations Command public affairs office at (910) 432-6005, or visit the Web site: http://news.soc.mil/ .

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