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On this day in 2005...


Three Minnesota National Guardsmen are killed in Iraq.

Staff Sgt. David Day of St. Louis Park, First Lt. Jason Timmerman of Tracy, and Sgt. Jesse Lhokta of Appleton died when a roadside bomb exploded near an overturned Humvee they were attending to.

The three were part of the 151st Field Artillery based in Montevideo, and the day marks the deadliest for Minnesota soldiers since the Vietnam War. The total for Minnesotans killed in Iraq after the three natives were lost nine years ago on this day came to 16, though in 2009, three more were lost on July 18, matching Feb. 22, 2005 as deadliest military day in the last 40 years of the state.

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