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A College Station soldier, and former Blinn student, has been killed in Iraq. The Defense Department announced the death of Sergeant Glenn D. Hicks Junior,24, of College Station.
Hicks died Saturday.
The Department of Defense say Hicks was killed in a bombing and a gunfire attack.
It happened in Salman Pak, Iraq. The town of Salman Pak is on a peninsula formed by a broad eastward bend of the Tigris River.
Hicks was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, of the 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Benning, Georgia.
Two others were killed in the attack.
Pfc. Jay-D H. Ornsby-Adkins, 21, of Ione, Calif.
Pvt. Cole E. Spencer, 21, of Gays, Ill.
HIcks joined the Army in March 2004 and was assigned to Fort Benning in July 2004.
According to Blinn College, Hicks was enrolled at the Bryan campus in the Fall 2002 and Spring 2003.
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