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Staff Sgt. Courtney Hollinsworth, Killed Sept. 9, 2007

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

Staff Sgt. Courtney Hollinsworth, 26, died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device and grenades Sept. 9 in Baghdad.

Hollinsworth was a cavalry scout assigned to 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. His home of record is Yonkers, N.Y.

He entered the Army in September 1998 and began serving with the 1st Inf. Div. in June 2006. This was his second deployment in support of the Global War on Terrorism.

To date, 133 Fort Riley Soldiers and Airmen have been killed while serving in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.