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Old 14 January 2020, 00:29
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DOD Identifies Army Casualties

DOD Identifies Army Casualties
JAN. 12, 2020

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel.

Both soldiers were killed in action yesterday when their vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device (IED) in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. The soldiers were conducting operations as part of NATO's Resolute Support Mission.

The incident is under investigation.

The deceased are:

Staff Sgt. Ian P. McLaughlin, 29, of Newport News, Virginia.

Pfc. Miguel A. Villalon, 21, of Joliet, Illinois.


Both soldiers were assigned to 307th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

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Old 14 January 2020, 00:37
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Old 14 January 2020, 10:58
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Old 14 January 2020, 11:29
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Old 14 January 2020, 12:49
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Old 15 January 2020, 22:00
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