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Army Sgt. Michael K. Ingram Jr.

Died April 17, 2010 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom


23, of Monroe, Mich.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.; died April 17 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol.

Was nearing 1-year mark in Afghanistan

The Associated Press

FORT CARSON, Colo. — A 23-year-old Fort Carson soldier died when an improvised explosive device detonated near him while he was on patrol in Afghanistan.

Military officials say Sgt. Michael K. Ingram Jr. of Monroe, Mich., died April 17 in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, based at Fort Carson.

Ingram had been awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart medals. He was on his first deployment and had been in Afghanistan since last May.


Flags at half-staff for fallen soldier

The Associated Press

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm has ordered that U.S. flags be flown at half-staff to honor a soldier who was killed in Afghanistan.

Flags are to be lowered April 30 for 23-year-old Army Cpl. Michael K. Ingram Jr. of Newport, Monroe County. He died April 17 in Kandahar of wounds suffered after an improvised explosive device detonated near him.

Funeral services are to be held April 30 at the Stewart Road Christian Ministries in Monroe. Burial will take place in St. Joseph Cemetery in Monroe.

Ingram was assigned to 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

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