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07/16/03

Third Infantry Division Soldier Killed

Sgt. Michael Tyrone Crockett Sgt. Michael Tyrone Crockett

A Third Infantry Division soldier was killed in Iraq this week. Twenty-seven-year-old Sgt. Michael Tyrone Crockett was killed Monday in an ambush near the Baghdad airport. Crockett was a native of Soperton, Georgia, and was stationed at Fort Stewart.

He is the 36th soldier with the Third ID to be killed in Iraq. The division has lost more troops than any other American military unit.

Reported by: Nicole MacMillan, nmacmillan@wtoc.com

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