The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Cpl. Tyler J. Dickens, 20, of Columbus, Ga., died April 12 at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, of injuries sustained April 6 in Al Mahmudiyah, Iraq, when his guard tower caught fire. Dickens was assigned to the Armys 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, Calif.
The incident is under investigation.
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