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Spc. James L. Adair, Killed Jun. 29, 2007

By Unknown | Media Relations Office, Public Affairs | April 25, 2009

Spc. James L. Adair, 26, was killed when the vehicle he was traveling in struck an improvised explosive device June 29 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Adair was an infantryman assigned to 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. His home of record is Carthage, Texas.

He entered the Army in September 2005 and began serving with the 1st Inf. Div. in February 2006. This was his first deployment in support of the Global War on Terrorism.

To date, 116 Fort Riley Soldiers have been killed while serving in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.