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Western Kansas Soldier Drowns In Afghanistan

KSCB News - May 17, 2013 8:34 am

A Kansas soldier is dead after drowning in Afghanistan.

According to the Department of Defense, Sgt. 1st Class Trenton L. Rhea, 33, of Oakley died in Kandahar, Afghanistan while attempting to swim across a body of water during combat operations.

Sgt. Rhea was assigned to the 603rd Military Police Company, 530th Military Police Battalion, 300th Military Police Brigade, 200th Military Police Command out of Belton, Missouri.

 

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