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A soldier based at New York’s Fort Drum died June 23 after his unit was attacked by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan, the Defense Department announced Monday.
Spc. Javier Sanchez Jr., 28, of Greenfield, Calif., died in Sar Rowzah, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division.
No further information was immediately available.