The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Spc. Braden J. Long, 19, of Sherman, Texas, died Aug. 4 in Baghdad, of injuries sustained when his hmmwv came under grenade attack. He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.
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