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Saluting The Brave: Lewis-McChord Soldier Killed In Iraq

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) - The Army says a soldier from Joint Base Lewis-McChord was killed Sunday in combat in Iraq.

The Pentagon said Tuesday that 24-year-old Sgt. Brandon E. Maggart of Kirksville, Mo., was fatally wounded by insurgents who attacked his unit.

He was assigned to the 5th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment. The battalion deployed in January. Maggart previously deployed to Iraq from March 2007 to May 2008.
      
 

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