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MAUI SOLDIER DIES IN NON-COMBAT INDIDENT IN IRAQ

February 10, 2009, 9:07 AM HST
* Updated February 11, 10:47 AM
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(Posted by Wendy OSHER © 2009)

A Kahului soldier is the latest member of the armed forces with Hawaii ties to die while in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. 28-year-old Specialist Christopher P. Sweet died February 6th in Kirkush, Iraq, of injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident. Sweet was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 172nd Separate Infantry Brigade out of Grafenwoehr, Germany. Circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.

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