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JBLM Memorial For 2 Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) - Joint Base Lewis-McChord is holding a memorial service Thursday for two soldiers who were killed May 18 in Afghanistan when enemy forces attacked their unit.

The 28-year-old Sgt. Michael J. Knapp of Overland Park, Kansas, and 23-year-old Sgt. Jabraun S. Knox, of Auburn, Indiana, were assigned to 1st Battalion (Air Assault), 377th Field Artillery Regiment, 17th Fires Brigade. It deployed in October from the base near Tacoma, Wash.

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