The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Sgt. William E. Brown, 25, of Phil Campbell, Ala., died June 23 in Taji, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with indirect fire. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.
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