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Area soldier killed in Iraq

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WASHINGTON, DC (WAFF) - An Alabama soldier has been killed by enemy rocket fire in Iraq.

The Department of Defense announced that PFC. William Vanosdol died in an Aug. 19 attack on his quarters in Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq.

Vanosdol was 23 years old. His hometown was listed as Pinson, Alabama.

Vanosdol was assigned to the 172nd Support Battalion in Schweinfurt, Germany.

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