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JBLM memorial service today for intelligence soldier killed in Iraq Aug. 7

Post by Stephanie A. Clark on Aug. 31, 2010 at 8:50 am |
August 31, 2010 8:50 am

A memorial service will be held today at 3 p.m. for an intelligence soldier killed while in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The ceremony will be held in the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Main Chapel.

Sgt. Faith R. Hinkley, 23, of Colorado Springs, Colo., died Aug. 7 in Baghdad, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked her unit in Iskandariya, Iraq.

She was assigned to the 502nd Military Intelligence Battalion, 201st Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

The battalion deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in September, 2009.

A News Tribune reporter will be attending the event this afternoon. Read tomorrow’s newspaper for more coverage.

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