Army captain dies in Afghanistan

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: June 3, 2014

An Army soldier based at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, has died in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Tuesday.

Capt. Jason B. Jones, 29, of Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania, died Monday in Jalalabad of wounds received from small arms, officials said in a statement.

Jones was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne).

His death is under investigation. No other details were released.


A soldier is silhouetted in front of the windows of Kandahar, Afghanistan's Fraise Chapel.
Jason Chudy/Stars and Stripes


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