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Rhode Island Guardsman Sacrifices Life for Afghan Child

By Kris Gonzalez, correspondent for www.army.mil A Rhode Island National Guard soldier gave his life  to save an Afghan child. Sgt. Dennis Weichel Jr. died from injuries sustained when he was struck by an armored fighting vehicle after moving an Afghan boy to safety. “Sadly, today we realized the death of a Rhode Island National Guard soldier in a combat zone, and …

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