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Release No: 647-09
August 24, 2009

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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


                Staff Sgt. Andrew T. Lobosco, 29, of Somerville, N.J., died Aug. 22 in Yakhchal, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit.  He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C.


                For more information media may contact the U.S. Army Special Forces Command public affairs office at (910) 643-8438; after hours (910) 429-4165, or visit http://news.soc.mil .

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