The Defense Department says a 21-year-old soldier from Racine was killed in Iraq on Sunday.
A news release from the department says Private Evan A. Bixler died in Hit, Iraq, on Christmas Eve. He was killed by indirect enemy fire received during security operations.
He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Baumholder, Germany.
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