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Spring Lake Soldier Dies in Iraq

Sgt. 1st Class Greg L. Sutton, 38, of Spring Lake, died June 6 in Baghdad, Iraq.

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SPRING LAKE, N.C. — The Department of Defense announced Saturday the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Sgt. 1st Class Greg L. Sutton, 38, of Spring Lake, died June 6 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 212th Military Transition Team, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

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