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3rd ID Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

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

View pictures above of a recent ceremony on Ft. Stewart to honor fallen soldiers from the 3rd I.D.

Pfc. Barrett L. Austin, 20, of Easley, S.C., died April 21 in Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries sustained when his vehicle was attacked by an enemy improvised explosive device in Wardak Province, Afghanistan, April 17. 

He was assigned to the 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. 

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