US Army Private First Class Douglas Leonard Cordo, from Kingston, New York was killed in action on 19th August 2011 in Zabul, Afghanistan, when his unit was hit by a bomb blast. Pfc. Cordo died from injuries received in the attack.
20-year-old Pfc. Cordo served with the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, based at Fort Wainwright, Alaska. He deployed to Afghanistan in April this year for a one year tour.
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