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

  No. 1208-07
IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 11, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty


The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Sgt. Jason M. Lantieri, 25, of Killingworth, Conn., died Oct. 10 in Iskandaryah, Iraq, of injuries suffered during a vehicle accident Oct. 9. He was assigned to the 725th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.

The circumstances surrounding the incident are currently under investigation.

For more information related to this release, the media may contact the U.S. Army, Alaska, public affairs office at (907) 384-1542.



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