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Gardner-Webb University is mourning the loss of U.S. Army Green Beret Staff Sgt. Jerry Gass, a 2003 GWU alumnus and former football offensive lineman who passed away Aug. 3 in Afghanistan. Gass, 33, served his country as a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group and was stationed at Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, N.C. He passed away following a non-combat incident while on patrol, according to the U.S. Department of Defense.
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Office of University Communications, "GWU Mourns Loss of Alumnus, Army Special Forces Serviceman" (2014). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 1367.