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Another JBLM death in Afghanistan

Post by Rob Carson / The News Tribune on Dec. 15, 2012 at 12:04 pm with No Comments »
December 15, 2012 12:04 pm

The Department of Defense has announced the death of a JBLM soldier in Afghanistan.

Staff Sgt. Nicholas J. Reid, 26, of Rochester, N.Y., died Dec. 13 in Landstuhl, Germany from wounds suffered on Dec. 9, in Sperwan Village, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 53rd Explosive Ordnance Company, 3rd Explosive Ordnance Battalion, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

Reid is the 35th Lewis-McChord fatal casualty in Afghanistan this year.

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