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Release No: 618-11
July 15, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

              Sgt. Jeremy R. Summers, 27, of Mount Olivet, Ky., died July 14 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, after enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire on July 13.  He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.

              For more information the media may contact the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) public affairs office at 270-798-9963 or 270-798-3025.

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