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Maj. Alan G. Rogers, Killed Jan. 27, 2008, Transition Team member

By Unknown | Media Relations Office, Public Affairs | April 26, 2009

Maj. Alan G. Rogers, 40, of Hampton, Fla., died Jan. 27 in Baghdad of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was conducting a dismounted patrol.

Rogers was a military intelligence officer assigned to a military transition team assigned to the 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division.

He entered the Army June 1990. This was his second deployment in support of the Global War on Terrorism.

To date 142 Fort Riley Soldiers and Airmen have been killed while serving in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.

Transition team training is a 60-day training cycle at Fort Riley to prepare small teams of American Soldiers, Airmen and Sailors to advise, teach, mentor and coach their Iraqi or Afghan counterparts.