Another Alaska soldier dies in Afghanistan

A Soldier assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division at Joint Base
Elmendorf-Richardson died April 3 in Khowst Province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device while on a mounted patrol.

Five other Soldiers were wounded in the incident. 
         
Specialist Jeffrey Lee White Jr., 21, of Catawissa, Mo., was assigned to the 1st Battalion (Airborne), 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson where he served as an infantryman.

The next of kin have been notified.