The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Nov. 4, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV during convoy operations. The soldiers were assigned to the 26th Forward Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.
Capt. James M. Gurbisz, 25, of Eatontown, N.J.
Pfc. Dustin A. Yancey, 22, of Goose Creek, S.C.
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