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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 541-11
June 23, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Pfc. Joshua L. Jetton, 21, of Sebring, Fla., died June 20 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire.  He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

            For more information the media may contact the 25th Infantry Division Public Affairs Office at 808-655-6351.

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