DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Lt. Jeffrey A. Ammon, 37, of Orem, Utah, died May 20th, as a result of injuries suffered from an improvised explosive device in the Aband District, Afghanistan. The sailor was attached to Commander Navy Region Northwest, Bangor, Wash., and serving in Afghanistan as a member of Provincial Reconstruction Team Ghazni.
For further information related to this release, contact Commander Navy Region Northwest Public Affairs at (360) 396-4973 or (360) 340-5384. *
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Pfc. Howard A. Jones, Jr., 35, of Chicago, died May 18th in Chicago from injuries sustained when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver while on leave from the Iraq Theater of operations. He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.
For more information media may contact the Fort Riley public affairs office at (785) 239-3410.