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Soldier From Denver Killed In Afghanistan

DENVER (AP) — Two soldiers based at Fort Bliss, Texas, were killed when their unit was attacked by enemy forces in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense says 21-year-old Spc. Kedith L. Jacobs, of Denver, and 22-year-old Pfc. Leroy Deronde III, of Jersey City, N.J., were killed May 27 in the Chak-E Warkdak District, Afghanistan.

They were assigned to the 125th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss.

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