Soldier From Shelby Among 4 Killed In Afghanistan

The Department of Defense says a soldier from North Carolina was among four who died of their wounds when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device.

A statement released Tuesday said 26-year-old Staff Sgt. Christopher R. Newman of Shelby died of his wounds on Oct. 29 in Kabul province.

Newman was assigned to Medical Company A, Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii.


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  • by Retired Enlisted Marine on Nov 2, 2011 at 03:05 AM
    Semper Fi Brother. My prayers are with you your family and our Brothers and Sisters still serving.
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