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News : Jonathon Michael Dean Hostetter Killed Friday In Afghanistan
Posted by Randy on 2013/8/26 4:23:42 (1489 reads) News by the same author

The Department of Defense announced the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

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They died Friday August 23rd in Haft Asiab, Afghanistan, from wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device during combat operations. Both soldiers of the U-S Army were assigned to 2nd Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade,
White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.

Killed were:
Spc. Kenneth Clifford Alvarez, 23, of Santa Maria, Calif., and Pvt. Jonathon Michael Dean Hostetter, 20, of Humphreys, Mo.

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Pvt. Jonathon Michael Dean Hostetter


Hostetter was a combat engineer and entered the U.S. Army in September of 2012. Before arriving at White Sands Missile Range, he was stationed at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. He deployed to Afghanistan to join the 40th Mobility augmentation Company in April 2013. This was his first deployment.

Sources report he is survived by his wife. The soldiers' father, Michael Hostetter, is the middle school principal in Milan. His mother Lisa Hostetter teaches in the fifth grade at Linn County R-1 of Purdin.

Private Hostetter was graduated from Linn County R-1 in 2011.

His unit will conduct a memorial service this week, and funeral arrangements are still pending, according to Cammy Montoya, a spokeswoman for White Sands Missile Range.

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