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Release No: 984-10
October 27, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

               The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation New Dawn.

               Pfc. David R. Jones Jr., 21, of Saint Johnsville, N.Y., died Oct. 24 at Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained in a non-combat incident.  He was assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.

               For more information, the media may contact the Fort Hood public affairs office at 254-287-9993 or 254-287-0106.

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