The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Pvt. Travis C. Zimmerman, 19, of New Berlinville, Pa., died in Baghdad, Iraq on April 22, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his observation post during dismounted combat reconnaissance operations. Zimmerman was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.
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