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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 985-08
November 26, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
Capt. William K. Jernigan, 35, of Doraville, Ga., died Nov. 24 in Baqubah, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.  He was assigned to Headquarters Company, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.
 
The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.
 
For more information the media may contact the U.S. Army, Alaska, public affairs office at (907) 384-1542.

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