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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1162-05
November 07, 2005

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Staff Sgt. Jason A. Fegler, 24, of Virginia Beach, Va., died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Nov. 4, during combat operations. Fegler was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.

The circumstances of the soldier's death are under investigation as a potential friendly-fire incident.

For further information related to this release, contact Army Public Affairs at (703) 692-2000.

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