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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1041-08
December 26, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

 

Maj. John P. Pryor, 42, of Moorestown, N.J. died Dec. 25 in Mosul of wounds suffered when a mortar round impacted near his living quarters.  He was assigned to the 1st Medical Detachment, Forward Surgical Team, Fort Totten, N.Y.

 

The incident is under investigation.

 

For further information on this soldier, media may contact U.S. Army Reserve Medical Command, (727) 563-3962.