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Monday, January 22, 2007

Paratrooper Casualty

A military spokesman announced Sunday that a paratrooper from Fort Richardson was killed in Iraq on Monday (January 15th).

The Pentagon identifies him as 23-year-old Specialist Jason Corbett of Casper, Wyoming. Specialist Corbett was assigned to the First Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Brigade Combat Team (airborne), 25th Infantry Division at Fort Richardson.

His mounted patrol was in Karmah battling enemy forces that were using small arms fire. Corbett's family has been notified of his death.


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