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Ft. Benning Soldier Dies in Iraq


        The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

         Staff Sgt. James R. Patton, 23, of Fort Benning, Ga., died April 18 in Tikrit, Iraq, of injuries sustained as the result of a helicopter crash.  He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga.

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