WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon says a soldier from Seattle has been killed in combat in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.
Thirty-one-year-old Army Staff Sergeant Tracy L. Melvin died of injuries he suffered on Sunday when a roadside bomb exploded near his Humvee.
He was assigned to a unit based in Germany (the Army's 2nd Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division).
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