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Sgt. 1st Class James D. Doster, Killed Sept. 29, 2007

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

Sgt. 1st Class James D. Doster, 37, died in Baghdad, Iraq, Sept. 29 when insurgents attacked his unit using an Improvised Explosive Device and small arms fire.

Doster was an infantryman assigned to 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. His home of record is Pine Bluff, Ark.

He entered the Army in May 1990 and began serving with the 1st Inf. Div. in February 2006. This was his first deployment in support of the Global War on Terrorism.

To date, 135 Fort Riley Soldiers and Airmen have been killed while serving in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.