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Army Spc. Ronald Wildrick
Died December 11, 2011 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom
30, of Blairstown, N.J.; assigned to 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; died Dec. 11 in Khas Kunar district, Kunar province, Afghanistan, of wounds caused by an improvised explosive device. Also killed was Sgt. Christopher L. Muniz.
Flags to be lowered in honor of fallen spc.
The Associated Press
TRENTON, N.J. — Gov. Chris Christie has ordered flags at all state buildings to be flown at half-staff to honor a northwestern New Jersey soldier who was recently killed in Afghanistan.
Flags will be lowered Jan. 12 in tribute to Army Spc. Ronald H. Wildrick Jr.
Wildrick, 30, of Blairstown was killed Dec. 11 by a roadside bomb in Kunar province. He was raised in Byram Township, Sussex County, and graduated from Lenape Valley Regional High School in 2000.
Wildrick was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, out of Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.