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Louisiana Soldier Dies in Afghanistan

A Louisiana soldier has died in Afghanistan.
A Louisiana soldier has died in Afghanistan.

According to the Department of Defense, Spc. Christopher Drake of Tickfaw, La., died May 26, in Bagram, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when his vehicle was attacked by a rocket propelled grenade.  

He was assigned to the 1084th Transportation Company, 165th Combat Support Sustainment Battalion, 139th Regional Support Group, Reserve, La.

Drake was engaged to be married and leaves behind a son.

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