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Another Hero: Spc. Justin A. Saint, 22, of Albertville, Ala.

Another Hero: Pfc. Heath K. Pickard, 21, of Palestine, Texas

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Link: DefenseLink News Release:

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.           

Pfc. Heath K. Pickard, 21, of Palestine, Texas, died Oct. 16 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when he received indirect fire in Baquaba, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.