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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 753-10
August 23, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Spc. Christopher S. Wright, 23, of Tollesboro, Ky., died Aug. 19 in Pech, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Hunter Army Air Field, Ga.

            For more information, the media may contact the 75th Ranger Regiment public affairs office at 706-545-4260 or the USASOC News Service: http://news.soc.mil.

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