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Spc. Seferino J. Reyna, Killed Aug. 7, 2005

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

Spc. Seferino J. Reyna, 20, of Phoenix, Ariz., was killed Aug. 7 near Taji, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle.

Reyna was a combat engineer with Company A, 70th Engineer Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division.

He enlisted in the Army in August 2002.

Reyna had been stationed at Fort Riley since May 2004. He deployed with his unit in February 2005 for his first rotation to Iraq.

The incident is under investigation.

Approximately 3,600 Fort Riley Soldiers are currently deployed to support Operation Iraqi Freedom. This incident brings the number of Fort Riley Soldiers who have died while serving in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom to 56.