The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died July 5 when their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device in Baghdad, Iraq. They were assigned to 96th Civil Affairs Battalion, 95th Civil Affairs Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C..
Maj. James M. Ahearn, 43, of Calif.
Sgt. Keith A. Kline, 24, of Oak Harbor, Ohio.
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