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Release No: 589-10
July 08, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Sgt. Andrew J. Creighton, 23, of Laurel, Del., died July 4 in Oruzgan province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained on July 1 while conducting combat operations in Oruzgan province.  He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

            For more information related to this release, the media may contact the U.S. Army Special Operations Command public affairs office at 910-432-6005 or 910-689-6187.

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