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Captain Jesse A. Ozbat dies in Afghanistan attack

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The Department of Defense says a soldier from Virginia was killed while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Captain Jesse A. Ozbat of Prince George died from wounds suffered May 20 in Tarin Kowt. The DoD says enemy forces attacked the 28-year-old's unit with an improvised explosive device.

Also killed in the attack was 30-year-old 2nd Lt. Tobias C. Alexander of Lawton, Okla.

Ozbat was a member of the 1st Battalion, 14th Field Artillery, 214th Fires Brigade, Fort Sill, Okla. Alexander was with the 168th Brigade Support Battalion, 214th Fires Brigade.

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