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Fort Campbell Soldier Killed In Iraq

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - The Defense Department has announced the death of a Fort Campbell soldier who was serving in Iraq.

Military officials said Tuesday that Cpl. Jessica A. Ellis of Bend, Ore., died Sunday when a roadside bomb detonated beside her vehicle in Baghdad. Ellis was 24.

She was assigned to the 2nd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division.

Fort Campbell is a sprawling Army post on the Kentucky-Tennessee
line.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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