SALUTING THE BRAVE: DOD Identifies JBLM Soldier Killed In Afghan - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

SALUTING THE BRAVE: DOD Identifies JBLM Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

 

SEATTLE, Wash. - The Department of Defense has identified a Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier who died in Afghanistan on Thursday.

Staff Sgt. Alexander G. Povilaitis of Dawsonville, Ga., died in Kandahar province of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device.

The 47-year-old was assigned to 14th Engineer Battalion, 555th Engineer Brigade, and stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state.

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