DOD Identifies Army Casualty, April 6, 2012

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–April 6, 2012.   The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Spc. Jeffrey L. White, Jr., 21, of Catawissa, Mo., died April 3, in Khost province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion (Airborne), 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.