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Ft. Belvoir soldier killed

By Potomac Local News January 15, 2011 5:30 pm

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Sgt. Zainah C. Creamer, 28, was killed Wednesday in Afghanistan.

Ft. Belvoir, Va. –– A soldier stationed at Ft. Belvoir was killed Wednesday in Afghanistan.

Sgt. Zainah C. Creamer, 28, from Texarkana, Arkansas, was killed when an IED exploded near her, during an attack by insurgents in the Kandahar Province, the Virginian-Pilot reports.

A member of the 212th Military Police Detachment working as a dog handler, Creamer had served in the Army for six years. This was her third deployment and had been stationed at Ft. Belvoir since 2009, said Ft. Belvoir spokesman Donald Carr.

Both Creamer and her dog were working with an infantry regiment when the attack occurred, but the dog was not injured in the blast, said Carr.

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  • BILL

    My the good Lord bve with you.Sgt.Creamer..knew what it took to keep this country free.Thank you Sgt.Creamer,,for doing what you did,blessed are the peace makers and keepers.Ther family and friends my heart goes out to you all.R.I.P..Sgt.Creamer…….from Bill Mead.Rolling Thunder VA 3