Family members, friends and fellow soldiers said goodbye Monday to a former Fort Hood battalion commander who led 1st Cavalry Division troopers in Iraq during the final months of the Iraq War

Col. Andrew Poznick died March 20 at his off-post residence near Carlisle Barracks, Pa., where he was scheduled to soon join the faculty at the Army War College, officials said. He was 45 years old.

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