Fort Richardson soldier dies in Afghanistan

An infantryman from Fort Richardson was killed in Afghanistan Sunday morning (Afghanistan time). Private First Class Patrick A. Devoe, II, 27, from Auburn, NY died from injuries sustained when an improvised bomb hit the vehicle he was driving while on a mounted patrol. Devoe was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division. Devoe joined the Army in January 2008 and arrived in the 1-40th Cavalry Regiment in July 2008. Next of kin have been notified.

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage

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