Chandler soldier dies while serving overseas in Somalia

AvatarBy Asad Cabdullahi Mataan

CHANDLER, AZ – The Department of Defense announced the death of a U.S Army soldier from Chandler, Arizona on Saturday.

Defense officials said 26-year-old Staff Sergeant Alexander W. Conrad died on June 8 after sustaining injuries from indirect enemy fire.

Conrad was serving in Somalia supporting Operation Octave Shield.

He was a member of the 3rd Special Forces Group based out of Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

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My thoughts and prayers are with the families of our serviceman who was killed and his fellow servicemen who were wounded in Somalia. They are truly all HEROES.

Source: abc15.com