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Hawaii-based soldier killed in Iraq

Spc. Jamal M Rhett Spc. Jamal M Rhett

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Another Hawaii-based solider has been killed in Iraq. The Defense Department says, specialist Jamal M Rhett of Palmyra, New Jersey died August 15 of wounds he suffered when insurgents attacked his vehicle with grenades.

He was assigned to the First Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, stationed at Schofield Barracks.

Rhett was 24 years old.

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