The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Sgt. Alexander U. Gagalac, 28, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, died Sept. 9 in Hawijah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a rocket during combat operations. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield, Barracks, Hawaii.
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