Festus Soldier Killed in Iraq

1 decade 3 years 1 month ago Sunday, April 15 2007 Apr 15, 2007 Sunday, April 15, 2007 7:09:39 PM CDT April 15, 2007 in News
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ST. LOUIS (AP) - A 27-year-old soldier from Festus has been killed in Iraq. Army Staff Sergeant Brandon Wallace was supposed to leave Iraq and prepare to come home in two weeks. The St. Louis Post Dispatch reports Sunday that Wallace's parents learned about his death Saturday. Wallace was killed Saturday by a roadside bomb in Fallujah. He had been deployed since May. His father, Rickey Wallace, says his son had already served his active duty contract for three years in Germany and Kosovo and was called back to duty from the Individual Ready Reserve.

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