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Jacksonville Soldier Killed Near Tikrit

The Department of Defense announced on Friday that 25-year-old Sgt.
Devin C. Poche of Jacksonville died Tuesday at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, near Tikrit.

The military said Poche died after being injured in "a noncombat-related incident."

No details were provided.

In a statement, the military said "the circumstances surrounding the incident are being investigated."

Poche was assigned to the Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks in Hawaii.


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