Tuesday, June 19, 2012

R.I.P. - Pfc. Jarrod A. Lallier

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 Pfc. Jarrod A. Lallier, 20, of Spokane, Wash., died June 18, in Zharay, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire and grenades.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
For more information the media may contact the 82nd Airborne Division public affairs office at 910-432-0661/0662 or 910-813-3891.

 DoD correction after some hours:

CORRECTION:  June 19, 2012; Information corrected from “enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire and grenades” to “individuals in Afghan Police uniforms turned their weapons against his unit.” 

and the original release is available now:
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