Sgt. Killed in Iraq Was Driven to Protect Others

The Army has announced that Alaska's 172nd Stryker Brigade will finally be headed home by Christmas. But five men in that unit won't be returning home. They were killed during their extended tour of battle. The first to die was Sgt. Eugene Alex.

Libby Casey from member station KUAC reports.

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