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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) issued the following statement today on the death of U.S. Army Private First Class Cody O. Moosman, 24, of Preston, Idaho, who died on July 3, 2012, in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. According to initial reports, Private First Class Moosman died of injuries sustained from small arms fire while on guard duty. He was assigned to B Company, 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.

“Today on Independence Day, we especially think of our nation’s troops who have laid down their lives for our country to secure our freedom,” Sen. Moran said. “All Americans will forever be indebted to Private Moosman for his service and sacrifice. My deepest sympathies go out to his family, and I ask all Kansans to join me in remembering his family and friends in their thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.”


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