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SALUTING THE BRAVE: Walla Walla Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) - The family of a Walla Walla soldier says he was killed Wednesday in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.

The Defense Department has not yet confirmed the death of 1st Lt. Mathew Fazzari.

The Fazzari family told The Union-Bulletin (http://is.gd/ImlSTs ) he was a 2010 graduate of Gonzaga University who leaves a wife and two young sons. He was assigned to a unit based out of Fort Bragg, N.C.

Two Army pilots died Wednesday when their copter crashed in the Ghazni province.

 

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