Hampton soldier killed in Iraq


Published: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 at 1:51 p.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 at 1:51 p.m.

HAMPTON, Fla. - A 40-year-old soldier from Florida was killed by an explosive in Baghdad over the weekend, military officials said Tuesday.

Maj. Alan G. Rogers, of Hampton, died Sunday after a bomb exploded while he was on patrol, the Department of Defense said.

Rogers was assigned to the Military Transition Team, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, based in Fort Riley, Kan.

A phone listing for Rogers' family could not be located.

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