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Hawaii-based soldier killed in Iraq

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KHNL) - A Hawaii-based soldier was killed in Iraq.

He died from wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device on Dec. 4 in Mosul, Iraq.

Sgt. Solomon Sam, 26, of Majuro, Marshall Islands, was assigned to the 523rd Engineer Company, 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command.

He joined the Army in October of 1999 and was assigned to Schofield Barracks in March of 2000.

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