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Pa. Soldier Dies in Afghanistan



    Pa. Soldier Dies in Afghanistan
    USASOC News Service
    Capt. Jason Benjamin Jones, 29

    Friends and family are mourning the death of one of our nation’s heroes.

    Captain Jason B. Jones, 29, of Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania died on Monday in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. Officials with the U.S. Army say he died of “wounds received from small-arms.”

    His death remains under investigation.

    Jones was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

    Jones leaves behind a wife, parents and a sister.