Pacific trade pact seeks to embed American values in Asia to counter China
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Army Staff Sgt. Mark C. Baum, Quakertown (February 21, 2009)

Army Staff Sgt. Mark C. Baum, 32, of Quakertown died in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit using small-arms fire in Mushada, Iraq. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 11th Infantry Regiment, 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. Contributed Photo