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Staff Sergeant Marion Flint, Junior, and Specialist Grant Dampier were in the same vehicle May 15th, near Balad, Iraq, when the vehicle hit an improvised explosive devise.
Part of their job while in Iraq was to respond to I.E.D.'s, either to ones that were found or ones that had already detonated.
Staff Sergeant Flint was on his second tour to Iraq. He was a native of Athens, Georgia. He has a wife and two children, a daughter and a son.
Staff Sergeant Loyd Lane had this to say about Flint, "A hard charger. Always on top of things, ready to get the job done. One of the best peers I've ever worked with."
Specialist Dampier grew up in Wisconsin. He leaves behind a wife and three daughters.
Sergeant First Class David Gonzalez said about Dampier, "Die hard family man, but was also a model infantry soldier."
Dampier was 25 years old. Flint was 29.
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