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Pennsylvania soldier killed in Afghanistan


Capt. Jason B. Jones

A Pennsylvania soldier was killed Monday while serving in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Tuesday.

Capt. Jason B. Jones, 29, of Orwigsburg, died in Jalalabad, Afghanistan of wounds sustained from small-arms fire.

The Department of Defense released no further information. The incident is under investigation.

He was assigned  to Company C, 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group in Fort Bragg, N.C.

Jones is survived by his wife, parents and sister.




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