The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Sgt. Jason C. Denfrund, 24, of Cattaraugus, N.Y., died Dec. 25 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit while on patrol. Denfrund was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.
For more information on this soldier the media can contact the Fort Drum public affairs office at (315) 772-5461.