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Ky. Based Soldier Dies In Iraq

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - The military has announced that a Fort
Campbell soldier serving in Iraq is dead.

The Defense Department said Monday that 25-year-old Staff Sgt. Jonathan W. Dean of Henagar, Ala., died Dec. 20 of injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident in Tikrit, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 561st Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, a sprawling Army post on the Kentucky-Tennessee border.

The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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