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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 924-09
November 24, 2009

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died Nov. 21 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device.  They were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Killed were:

 

Sgt. James M. Nolen, 25, of Alvin, Texas; and

 

Pfc.  Marcus A. Tynes, 19, of Moreno Valley, Calif.

 

For more information the media may contact the 82nd Airborne Division public affairs office at (910) 432-0661.