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IOWANS SERVING ON ACTIVE DUTY WOUNDED IN AFGHANISTAN


This news story was published on April 15, 2011.
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Two Soldiers from Iowa Falls’ Company C, 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Iowa Army National Guard were wounded when their vehicle was struck by an Improvised Explosive Device while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan on April 4.

Spc. Timothy Bagley, 21, of Brandon, Iowa and Sgt. Eric Lindsey, 30, of Eldora, Iowa, were transported to medical facilities at Bagram Air Field and then evacuated to Landstuhl (Germany) Regional Medical Center for additional medical treatment.

They will eventually be transferred to military medical facilities in the United States. No condition or injury reports are available at this time.

Approximately 2,800 Soldiers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team were deployed to Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom, in July and August 2010. Their mission is to provide full-spectrum operations in a combat theater, including lethal and non-lethal capabilities, support to Afghan National Army and Police units and assistance to humanitarian relief initiatives. |

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