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Age:   20
Hometown: Harborcreek, PA
Date of Death: 4/3/2003
Incident Location: N/A
Branch of Military:   Army
Rank: Spc.
Unit: C Batterly, 3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery Regiment
Unit's Base: Fort Sill, Okla.

Army Spc. Donald S. Oaks Jr. graduated from Harbor Creek High School before joining the Army. "He joined to get schooling benefits after he got out," said his grandfather, Samuel Oaks. "He wanted to continue his education after he got out of the service." Oaks, 20, of Harborcreek, Pa., was killed in action in Iraq April 3. "As a teacher, you know, you can pick out students that you would really like to have in class all the time," said Jeff Harvey, Oaks'' high school economics teacher. "He was one of those students for me."
Source: Associated Press
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