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Palau native dies in Afghanistan

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by Mindy Aguon

Guam - A son of Micronesia died from injuries he sustained while deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. According to the Department of Defense, 22-year-old Army Sergeant Sonny J. Moses of Koror, Palau died on April 18 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany from wounds he suffered as a result of a grenade attack at Forward Operating Base Gamberi in Afghanistan.

SGT Moses was assigned to the 101st Special Troops Batallion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division out of Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Moses was an army specialist but was posthumously promoted to sergeant on April 22. 

The Palau Flag has been ordered to be flown at half-mast locally in Moses' honor.

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