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Schofield based soldier dies in Iraq

1st Lt. Michael L. Runyan 1st Lt. Michael L. Runyan

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Department of Defense announced Friday the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

1st Lt. Michael L. Runyan, 24, of Newark, Ohio, died July 21 in Balad, Iraq, of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his convoy vehicle with an improvised explosive device in Muqdadiyah, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 52nd Infantry, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

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