The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Dec. 26 in Mosul, Iraq, of wounds suffered from small arms fire during dismounted combat operations.They were assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas.
Capt. Rowdy J. Inman, 38, of Panorama Village, Texas.
Sgt. Benjamin B. Portell, 27, of Bakersfield, Calif.
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