Army Pfc. Cory C. Kosters

Died March 5, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom

In this photo provided by of 82nd Airborne Division of the U.S. Army, Pfc. Cory C. Kosters, 19, of The Woodlands, Texas. is shown. Kosters was one of six soldiers killed when a bomb exploded near their vehicles on Monday, March 5, 2007, in Iraq’s Salahuddin province.(AP Photo/82nd Airborne Division of the U.S. Army) ** NO SALES **

19, of The Woodlands, Texas; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.; died March 5 in Samarra, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit during combat operations. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Justin M. Estes, Staff Sgt. Robert M. Stanley, Sgt. Andrew C. Perkins, Spc. Ryan M. Bell and Spc. Justin A. Rollins.