The death of a 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division soldier seems to have generated a lot of buzz around Northwest news outlets, likely because of the personal demons she overcame during her teenage years.
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3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division
‘Lost child’ grew up to be a decorated soldier [Seattle Times]
Sheldon grad killed in Iraq ‘inspired people to be better’ [KVAL-TV]
‘She was somebody I wanted my daughter to look up to’ [KOMO-TV]
Sheldon High Grad Killed in Iraq [KEZI-TV]
Remembering Army Spc. Erin McLyman[KMTR-TV]