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Release No: 625-10
July 16, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

                The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of four soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.


                Killed were:


                                Spc. Chase Stanley, 21, of Napa, Calif.


                                Spc. Jesse D. Reed, 26, of Orefield, Penn.


                                Spc. Matthew J. Johnson, 21, of Maplewood, Minn.


                                Sgt. Zachary M. Fisher, 24, of Ballwin, Mo.


                They died July 14 at Zabul Province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked their military vehicle with an improvised explosive device.  They were assigned to the 27th Engineer Battalion (Combat Airborne), 20th Engineer Brigade (Combat), Fort Bragg, N.C.


                For more information, the media may contact the 18th Airborne Corps public affairs office at 910-396-5600 or 910-396-5620.

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