IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 1104-10
December 01, 2010
DOD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of six soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died Nov. 29, in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when an insurgent attacked their unit with small arms fire.
Killed were: (See Link for Complete Release)
Pfc. Jacob A. Gassen, 21, of Beaver Dam, Wis.
They were assigned to the 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.
For more information, please contact the Fort Campbell public affairs office at 270-798-3025.
U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) http://www.defense.gov/releases/release.aspx?releaseid=14105
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