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The Defense Department has identified a 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment soldier killed by a roadside bomb last week in Iraq.

Staff Sgt. Du Hai Tran, 30, of Reseda, Calif., died in Baqouba of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb detonated near his unit while on patrol, a DOD news release stated.

Tran was assigned to the Vilseck, Germany-based 2nd Cav’s Fires Squadron, the statement said.

The time and date for a memorial service for Tran has not been set, Army officials said.


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