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Army Spc. Francisco Briseno-Alvarez

Died September 25, 2011 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom


27, of Oklahoma City, Okla.; died Sept. 25 in Laghman province, Afghanistan, of injuries caused by an improvisedexplosive device; assigned to 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard, Stillwater, Okla.



Oklahoma City soldier killed in Afghanistan
The Associated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY — Another Oklahoma soldier has died in combat in Afghanistan.
Spc. Francisco J. Briseno-Alvarez Jr. died Sunday of injuries he suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device in Laghman province, the Defense Department announced Monday.
Briseno-Alvarez, 27, was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Brigade Combat team based in Stillwater.
The Oklahoma City resident is the 12th Oklahoma National Guard soldier to die in Afghanistan since July 29.
Oklahoma Army National Guard officials say Briseno-Alvarez graduated from U.S. Grant High School in south Oklahoma City in 2003, and joined the Army National Guard on Sept. 11, 2010.

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