SA Joseph Peters

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Special Agent Joseph M. Peters

Died: October 6, 2013

SA PetersSpecial Agent Joseph M. Peters, 24, was killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 286th Military Police Detachment (CID), 5th Military Police Battalion (CID), Vicenza, Italy. Three other Soldiers were also killed during the incident.

Special Agent Peters had served in the Army for six years. He is survived by his wife and son. He was posthumously awarded the Combat Action Badge, Bronze Star with "V' device, and Purple Heart.

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