No. 0401-08 May 11, 2008
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Pfc. Ara T. Deysie, 18, of Parker, Ariz., died May 9th in Paktia Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his unit came under rocket-propelled grenade fire. He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.
For more information media may contact the Fort Campbell public affairs office at (270) 798-3025; after hours (270) 798-9793.
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