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American Hero: Sgt. Enrique Mondragon, 23, of The Colony, Texas

173rd Special Troops Battalion distinctive uni...173rd Special Troops Battalion distinctive unit insignia (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

DOD Identifies Army Casualty


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

            Sgt. Enrique Mondragon, 23, of The Colony, Texas, died Dec. 24, in Baraki Barak, Afghanistan, from injuries sustained when his unit was attacked by small arms fire while on dismounted patrol.  He was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 173rd Special Troops Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Bamberg, Germany. 



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