The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Sgt. Deyson K. Cariaga, 20, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died on July 8, in Al Hammadi, Iraq, when the HMMWV in which he was riding struck a land mine. Cariaga was assigned to the Army National Guard's 229th Military Intelligence Company, 29th Separate Infantry Brigade, Oahu, Kalaeloa, Hawaii.
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