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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 640-11
July 21, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Sgt. Omar A. Jones, 28, of Crook, Colo., died July 18, in Balkh province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to the 126th Chemical Battalion, 92nd Troop Command, Nebraska Army National Guard, Wahoo, Neb.

            For more information the media may contact the Nebraska Army National Guard public affairs office at 402-309-7302.

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