Smoke Screen

photo by Spc. Luke Thornberry, Joint Combat Camera Center

A U.S. Soldier from the Nemesis troop, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, conceals himself through a smoke screen after one of his regiments’ vehicles gets hit with an improvised explosive device, Oct. 18, Baghdad, Iraq.

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SPC Wayne M. Geiger

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Spc. Wayne M. Geiger, 23, of Lone Pine, Calif. died Oct 18 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. He was assigned to 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany.

Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and fellow soldiers during this time.

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