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Army Spc. Mabry J. Anders

Died August 27, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom


21, of Baker City, Ore.; assigned to 4th Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.; died Aug. 27 in Kalagush, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered from small-arms fire. Also killed was Army Sgt. Christopher J. Birdwell, 25, of Windsor, Colo.

Fort Carson honors soldiers killed in Afghanistan

The Associated Press

FORT CARSON, Colo.— Fort Carson is holding a memorial service for two soldiers killed in Afghanistan.

Sgt. Christopher J. Birdwell of Windsor, Colo., and Spc. Mabry J. Anders of Baker City, Ore., will be honored at the service on Thursday at the infantry post outside Colorado Springs.

The noon service will include the traditional roll call, rifle squad salute and the playing of Taps.

Birdwell and Anders died in Kabul on Aug. 27. The Defense Department said they were killed by enemy small-arms fire.

Birdwell was 25 and Anders 21. Both were assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, part of Fort Carson's 4th Infantry Division.

A funeral for Birdwell is scheduled for Friday in Loveland, with burial at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver.

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