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Release No: 924-03
December 09, 2003

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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


     Pfc. Jason G. Wright, 19, of Luzerne, Mich., was killed Dec. 8 in Mosul, Iraq.  Wright was on security duty when his vehicle came under fire from a passing vehicle.  Wright died as a result of his injuries.


     Wright was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.


     The incident is under investigation.