April 09, 2015
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.
Spc. John M. Dawson, 22, of Whitinsville, Massachusetts, died April 8, in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when he was attacked by small arms fire while he was on an escort mission.
He was assigned to 1st Squadron, 33 Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.