Alabama Soldier Dies in Iraq

By: AP
By: AP

PELL CITY - A 23-year-old Pell City soldier has been killed in Iraq. The Department of Defense announced Thursday that Specialist Brian A. Vaughn died on June 21st in Ramadi, Iraq. His unit was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire.

Specialist Christopher L. Hoskins, of Connecticut, was also killed in the attack.

Both soldiers were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division at Fort Carson, Colorado.

No other details were released about the incident.


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