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JBLM Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

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JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - The Department of Defense announced Sunday that a soldier from Joint Base Lewis-McChord has died from wounds suffered from a small arms fire on March 18th. 

31-year-old Sgt. 1st Class James Grissom died three days after the attack in the Paktika Province. He was originally from Hayward, California. He was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne). 



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