Flint soldier killed in IED blast in Afghanistan
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Flint soldier killed in IED blast in Afghanistan

Flint : MI : USA | Jun 17, 2012 at 1:42 PM PDT
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A 25-year-old combat engineer from Flint has been killed in an insurgent attack in Afghanistan...Class Joseph Lilly was part of the 18th Engineer Company from Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state. Lilly's aunt Martha Alexander says her nephew was on patrol Tuesday when he injured by an improvised explosive device. She says he died Thursday on a medical flight from Afghanistan to Germany. Lilly was a graduate of Carman Ainsworth High School and was on his first tour of duty in Afghanistan...The News Tribune of Tacoma, Wash., says Lilly is the third engineer from Joint Base Lewis-McChord killed in Afghanistan within a week.

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U.S. Army soldiers react after their comrade was wounded at patrol by an IED in southern Afghanistan
U.S. Army soldiers react after their comrade was wounded at patrol by an IED in southern Afghanistan
 
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