Daleville Soldier Killed in Iraq

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FORT RILEY, Kan. (AP) - A 24-year-old Fort Riley soldier from Alabama was killed in Iraq when his vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device, the post said Thursday.

Specialist Curtis E- Glawson Junior, of Daleville, died Tuesday in Baghdad, the 88th Fort Riley soldier killed in Iraq since the war started in March 2003.

Glawson was a light-wheel vehicle mechanic assigned to 610th Brigade Support Battalion, Fourth Infantry Brigade Combat Team, First Infantry Division.

He entered the Army in 2000 and began serving with the 1st Infantry Division last year. He was on his first deployment to Iraq.

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