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Army soldier from Columbus dies in Iraq

By Andrew Wittenberg  - bio | email | Twitter

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Sgt. Johnny W. Lumpkin, 38, of Columbus, Ga., died July 2 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds sustained July 1 in a non-combat related equipment incident in Taji, Iraq. 

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 41st Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.


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