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Christopher M. Katzenberger

Christopher M. Katzenberger

Died: August 9, 2005

Rank: Specialist

Unit: C Company, 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division

Branch: U.S. Army

Specialist Christopher Katzenberger died August 9, 2005, of injuries received when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee near Bagram Air Base in Af­ghanistan, located in the Khowst Province near the Pakistan border. He was assigned to C Company, 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Divi­sion, out of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. After being evacuated for treatment, Katzenberger subsequently died of his wounds. He was buried with full military honors in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri.

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