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SCHWEINFURT, Germany — A memorial service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday at at the Ledward Chapel for a 1st Infantry Division soldier killed in Iraq on Saturday.

Spc. Jeremy E. Christensen, 27, of Albuquerque, N.M., died when an makeshift bomb detonated near his patrol vehicle in Duilayah, Iraq. He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 4th Armored Cavalry Regiment, based in Schweinfurt, Germany.

Memorial set for Vilseck GIs killed in Iraq

VILSECK, Germany – A memorial service will be held at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the Vilseck Chapel for two Vilseck-based soldiers killed in Iraq.

Sgt. Jack Bryant Jr., 23, of Dale City, Va., died Nov. 20 in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, when a makeshift bomb exploded near his military convoy, followed by a rocket-propelled grenade attack. Bryant was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division’s 3rd Brigade Fire Support Team (1st Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment).

Sgt. Trinidad R. Martinezluis, 22 of Los Angeles, died Sunday in Baqouba, Iraq, when his five-ton vehicle rolled over and pinned him underwater. Martinezluis was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division’s 201st Forward Support Battalion.


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