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Pfc. Wyatt Dale Eisenhauer, Killed May 19, 2005

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

Pfc. Wyatt Dale Eisenhauer, 26, of Pinckneyville, Ill., was killed May 19 in Mahmudiyah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near the vehicle he was traveling in.

Eisenhauer was a Cavalry Scout with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 70th Armor, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division.

He enlisted into the Army in June 2004.

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

The incident is under investigation.

Approximately 4,300 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 51.