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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 396-09
June 05, 2009

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
            Spc. Jarrett P. Griemel, 20, of La Porte, Texas, died June 3 at Forward Operating Base Gardez, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to the 425th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, 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.