U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)
|IMMEDIATE RELEASE||December 26, 2008|
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Maj. John P. Pryor, 42, of Moorestown, N.J. died Dec. 25 in Mosul of wounds suffered when a mortar round impacted near his living quarters. He was assigned to the 1st Medical Detachment, Forward Surgical Team, Fort Totten, N.Y.
The incident is under investigation.
For further information on this soldier, contact the 77th Regional Readiness Command public affairs office at (718) 352-5072.
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