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Spc. Colby M. Farnan, Killed Feb. 25, 2005

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

Two Fort Riley Soldiers were killed in an improvised explosive device attack in Taji, Iraq, Feb. 25.

The Soldiers were assigned to Battery B, 4th Battalion, 1st Field Artillery, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armor Division. Killed were:

Spc. Colby M. Farnan, 22, of Weston, Mo., was assigned as a field artilleryman. He joined the Army in August 2002 and had been stationed at Fort Riley since March 2003.

Spc. Jason L. Moski, (Moss-Kee), 24, of Blackville, S.C., was assigned as a field artilleryman. He joined the Army in August 2002 and had been stationed at Fort Riley since January 2003.

Both Soldiers deployed to Iraq in February 2005.

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 46.

The incident is under investigation.

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