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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 613-12
July 23, 2012

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Staff Sgt. Brandon R. Pepper, 31, of York, Pa., died July 21, in Ghazni province, Afghanistan.

            Pepper was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C.

            For more information pertaining to this release, media may contact the Special Operations Command public affairs office at 910-689-6187.