The U.S. Department of Defense has confirmed the death of an Arizona soldier who supported Operation Enduring Freedom.
Chief Petty Officer Christian Michael Pike, 31, of Peoria, Ariz., died March 13 in Landstuhl, Germany.
He sustained combat-related injuries while conducting stability operations in Maiwand District, Afghanistan on March 10. He was assigned to a West Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit.
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