Monday, December 28, 2009

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

No. 1007-09 December 28, 2009
DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Spc. Jason M. Johnston, 24, of Albion, N.Y., died December 26th in Arghandab, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
For more information the media may contact the 82nd Airborne Division public affairs office at 910-432-0661.

U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)

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