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Army Pvt. Justin T. Sanders
Died August 29, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom
22, of Watson, La.; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; died Aug. 29 in Taji, Iraq, in a non-combat-related incident.
Louisiana soldier to be buried Friday
The Associated Press
WATSON, La. — A funeral service is scheduled for Friday for a 22-year-old soldier who died in Iraq.
Pvt. Justin T. Sanders, died Aug. 29 in Taji, Iraq, of wounds he received in a non-combat related incident that occurred earlier in the day, Army spokeswoman Brandy Gill said.
Gill refused to release further details, saying the death is still under investigation.
Sanders was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, according to the Defense Department. He joined the Army in August 2005 and arrived in Iraq in November 2006, Gill said.
Following a funeral service in Denham Springs, Sanders will be buried at Port Hudson National Cemetery.