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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 854-11
October 04, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Pvt. Danny Chen, 19, of New York, died Oct. 3 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska. 

            For more information the media may contact the U.S. Army Alaska public affairs office at 907-384-2072.

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