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Feb 11, 2014

Release Number: 1402-01


Fort Drum Public Affairs

10th Mountain Division Soldier Dies in Afghanistan

Press Release

Release Number: 1402-01

February 11, 2014

Fort Drum Public Affairs


10th Mountain Division Soldier dies in Afghanistan


Fort Drum, NY - A 10th Mountain Division Soldier, with the Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion died in Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Monday February 10, 2014, as the result of a non-combat related incident.


Deceased is Private First Class Joshua A. Gray, age 21 of Van Lear, Kentucky. He was a satellite communications system operator maintainer.


Gray joined the Army in November 2012. After completing training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina he was assigned to Fort Gordon, Georgia and Fort Benning, Georgia. Gray arrived at Fort Drum in October 2013. He deployed

with his unit to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in January 2014.


Gray's awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Good Conduct Medal, the NATO Medal, the Overseas Ribbon, the Army Service

Ribbon, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, and the Expert Marksmanship Badge.


Gray is survived by his mother and father.

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