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Tuesday, 22 November 2011 11:23

SPRINGFIELD, IL (11/20/2011)(readMedia)-- The Department of Defense announced today the death of an active duty Soldier from Moline Ill., who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Pfc. Adam E. Dobereiner, 21, died Nov. 18 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. Dobereiner was assigned to the 8th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade based at Fort Hood, Texas.

The Illinois National Guard is supporting the active component as well as providing military support to the Dobereiner family. 

The Dobereiner family will not address the media and will not be granting media access to the services to follow.