The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Spc. Darryl W. Linder, 23, of Hickory, N.C., died June 19 in Baqubah, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.
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