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Bragg paratrooper dies at home

Posted April 24, 2011 10:48 p.m. EDT
Updated April 24, 2011 11:04 p.m. EDT

— A soldier stationed at Fort Bragg died Friday morning after he was found unresponsive at his home, a U.S. Army spokesman said Sunday.

Sgt. 1st Class Scott Strohmeier, 34, from Carteret, New Jersey, was a vehicle mechanic, squad leader and motor sergeant for the 82nd Airborne Division.

He deployed to Iraq twice, once in 2003 and again in 2007, according to a news release. He is survived by two daughters.

No other information was released.