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SALUTING THE BRAVE: Great Falls Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AP) - A 31-year-old soldier from Great Falls has been killed in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense said Sunday that Spc. Antonio C. Burnside died Friday at Ghanzi province from injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire.

Burnside was based at Fort Bragg, N.C., and assigned to the 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team of the 82nd Airborne Division.

The Montana National Guard in a statement Sunday said Burnside is survived by his wife, three daughters and a son.

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